Sex Discrimination, Harassment, and Assault: UST Title IX Coordinator
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:
"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."
— Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)
The University of St. Thomas (UST) mission and convictions embody UST’s commitment to promote and protect the personal dignity and well-being of every member of the UST community. Sexual harassment, sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct are antithetical to the commitment. Moreover, they constitute unlawful sex discrimination. All forms of sexual misconduct are prohibited by UST.