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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Affirmative Action

Title IX

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/affact/titleix.html

"No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal aid." Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688

What does that mean?

Title IX forbids sex discrimination in all university student services and academic programs including, but not limited to, admissions, financial aid, academic advising, housing, athletics, recreational services, college residential life programs, health services, counseling and psychological services, Registrar's office, classroom assignments, grading and discipline. Title IX also forbids discrimination because of sex in employment and recruitment consideration or selection, whether full time or part time, under any education program or activity operated by an institution receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance. 

Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.

 

For more information or to submit a complaint of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, which includes sexual violence, sexual assault, and sexual harassment, contact:

TITLE IX COORDINATOR:
Linda Hanson
Director of Affirmative Action
112 Armstrong Hall
507-389-2986
affirmative-action@mnsu.edu
For Athletics:
Jay Bresnahan
Asst. AD/Compliance & Student Services
135 Myers Fieldhouse
507-389-2018

Information about the complaint process can be found at:  http://www.mnsu.edu/affact/complaint.html