What Is Title IX?

Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Policy

Title IX in the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Wells College is committed to complying with Title IX and providing and educational, working and living environment that is free from gender or sex discrimination and sexual misconduct.

The Director of Human Resources and Business Services serves as the College Title IX Coordinator and manages the College's compliance with Title IX. When a student feels that ze has been subject to discrimination on the basis of sex, ze may contact the Title IX Coordinator to bring concerns forward for the purpose of obtaining a prompt and equitable resolution.

Title IX Coordinator

Jonathan Rowe, COVID-19/Title IX Coordinator
315.364.3258, jrowe@wells.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Vanessa Tackman, Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct 
315.364.3426, vtackman@wells.edu

External Resources

U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights–New York
(Serves New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands)
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jacob Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3312
New York, NY 10278
Phone: 800-368-1019
Fax: 212-264-3039

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