What is Title IX:
The Law States:
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance -Title 20 U.S.C. section 1681
Stony Brook University Policy: Non-Discrimination P102:
Consistent with federal and state guidelines, Stony Brook University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or veterans' status in its educational programs or employment.
Title IX also prohibits other forms of sex discrimination such as harassment or sexual violence.
Who is covered by Title IX?
Educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance are covered by Title IX. Since Stony Brook University is one of those institutions, ALL students are covered by Title IX.
What does the Title IX Coordinator do?
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for oversight of:
For information, counseling, or to file a complaint of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, which includes sexual violence, sexual assault, and sexual harassment, contact:
Interim Director, Diversity and Affirmative Action
Interim Title IX Coordinator
201 Administration Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0251
marjolie.leonard at stonybrook.edu