What is Title IX?

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 IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance are covered by Title IX. In compliance with Title IX, KGI prohibits discrimination in employment as well as in all educational programs and activities on the basis of sex.

Pursuant to Title IX and its regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106), KGI’s Title IX Coordinator is the designated university official with primary responsibility for coordinating the university’s compliance with Title IX and other federal and state laws and regulations relating to sex-based discrimination. For KGI’s full Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, and Misconduct Policy, please click here.

Scope of Sexual Discrimination, Harassment and Misconduct Policy

This Policy Applies to all KGI community members, including students, student organizations, faculty, teaching/research assistants, lecturers, administrators, staff, volunteers, vendors, contractors, visitors (including visiting scientists) and individuals regularly employed or temporarily employed, conducting business, studying, living, The Policy applies to conduct occurring on Institute-controlled property, at Institute-sponsored events, Institute programs or activities, and off-campus where the conduct has continuing adverse effects on any member of the KGI community in any KGI program or activity.

Even if KGI does not have jurisdiction over the person accused of Prohibited Conduct, KGI will still take prompt action to provide for the safety and well-being of the individual reporting and the campus community, including taking reasonable steps to stop and remedy the effects of the sexual misconduct and to prevent recurrence of the behavior.

To view the entire policy, click here.

For questions or more information:

Interim Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
Sino Simons