This is a portion of the Educational Amendments of 1972 that prohibits discrimination based on sex.
"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."
At West Chester University, the Title IX Office is a part of the Office of Social Equity on our campus. The Director of Social Equity/Title IX Coordinator, Lynn Klingensmith, is dedicated to ensuring equity on the campus of West Chester University. She can be reached at 610-436-2433 orby email
and can connect you to resources both on and on campus, as well as provide information about the processes related to cases of sexual misconduct.
West Chester University community members also have a right to report acts of sexual misconduct to the Office of Civil Rights. They can be contacted at: The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323, (215) 656-8541,email the Office of Civil Rights