It is the policy of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) to prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, marital status, civil union status, age, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service in regard to the administration of educational programs, admission of students, employment actions, athletics or other sponsored activities.
SIUE complies with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. To ensure compliance with Title IX, the University has designated the Office of Institutional Compliance (OIC) as the contact office responsible for developing, adopting and making this policy available to the University community. The OIC will also coordinate Title IX compliance requirements with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and other University departments, as appropriate.
For information or for filing complaints regarding Title IX compliance and complaint procedures, contact the University's Title IX Coordinator, Mr. Paul Pitts, Assistant Chancellor for Institutional Compliance, Room 3316, Rendleman Hall, SIUE Campus, Edwardsville, IL, 62026-1025, Telephone: (618) 650-2333, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any individual who believes he/she has been discriminated against in violation of SIUE's Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy, including sexual harassment or gender discrimination, or who has witnessed discrimination against another, may file a complaint or obtain information and assistance regarding the University's policies and responsive processes from any of the following individuals:
Approved by the Chancellor effective 11/18/11
This policy was issued on May 13, 2014, replacing the August 23, 2013 version.
Document References: 2C9 & 3C8
Origin: OC 2/16/07; OC 11/18/11