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 at Wells College:

Kit Van Orman, Director of Human Resources and Business Services
315-364-3317 or kit@wells.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator:

Megan Flaherty, Director of Campus Life and Leadership
315-364-3428 or mflaherty@wells.edu 

External Resources:

United States Government information on sexual assault


United States Department of Education


Office for Civil Rights, New York

(Serves NY, NJ, 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

Voice Phone (800) 368-1019

FAX (212) 264-3039

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