What is Title IX?

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Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Policy

Title IX in the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to complying with Title IX and providing and educational, working and living environment that is free from gender or sex discrimination and sexual misconduct.

The Interim Vice-President for Human Resources serves as the Institute Title IX coordinator and manages the Institute’s compliance with Title IX. When a student feels that they have been subject to discrimination on the basis of sex or gender identity, they may contact the Title IX Coordinator to bring concerns forward for the purpose of obtaining a prompt and equitable resolution.

Title IX Coordinator:

Interim Vice-President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator Margaret Card at cardm@wit.edu or phone 617-989-4192

 

External Resources:

United States Government information on sexual assault

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office
(serves Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont)
U.S. Department of Education
8th Floor
5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109-3921
Telephone: (617) 289-0111
Facsimile: (617) 289-0150
Email: OCR.Boston@ed.gov