Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities.
Concordia University is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all persons who participate in University programs and activities can learn and work together free from discrimination and harassment. Sexual misconduct of any form, including sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, can be detrimental to the safe living and learning environment which Concordia University seeks to maintain. Such behavior is prohibited by law and Concordia prohibits and will not tolerate sexual misconduct of any type.
The University will respond promptly and effectively to reports of sexual misconduct including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking and will take appropriate action to prevent, correct and discipline behavior that violates University policy. Concordia University takes complaints and reports of sexual misconduct very seriously.
As a Lutheran Christian University, we believe that sexual intimacy is part of God’s perfect and good design for our lives and should be experienced within a loving and committed union of marriage. As a University we are working to create a safe and supportive campus community free from all forms of sexual misconduct. We want to make sure that anyone who reports experiences related to such discrimination feels safe, knows her or his rights and is aware of all available resources and options to continue to have the opportunity to be successful.
On May 6, 2020, the US Department of Education (ED) issued new regulations on Title IX, the federal sex discrimination statute that governs how all schools and colleges are to respond to allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking. A provision in the 2020 Title IX regulations mandates public sharing of materials used to train University Title IX team members. The following are the materials that were used to train the University’s Title IX team members: