What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities at federally funded institutions. Title IX protects students, faculty, staff from all forms of sex discrimination.
The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the State of Texas regard Sexual Harassment a specific form of discriminatory harassment and is unlawful discriminatory practice.
Title IX @ Midland College
Midland College adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and education. Midland College does not discriminate in its admissions practices [except as permitted by law], in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender[i]. As a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, Midland College is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that all of its education programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes [sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status].
Midland College prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX and by Midland College policy.
Any member of the campus community, guest, or visitor who acts to deny, deprive, or limit the educational, employment, residential, or social access, opportunities and/or benefits of any member of the Midland College community on the basis of sex is in violation of the DIAA, DIAB (LOCAL) and FFDA, FFDB (LOCAL).
Any person may report sex discrimination (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to have experienced the conduct), in person, by mail, by telephone, by video, or by email, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator (below). A report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by filing an online complaint here: Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Reports
Questions regarding Title IX, including its application and/or concerns about noncompliance, should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy or for more information, please visit the college policies here: Texas Association of School Boards, or contact the Title IX Coordinator.
Midland College has designated the following person to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended:Nicole Cooper
Title IX Coordinator / Compliance Officer
Scharbauer Student Center, Room 129
Midland, Texas 79705
Additional Title IX Pages
- More About Title IX
- Get Help Now
- Investigation Process
- Education & Training
- Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Report Form
- Pregnancy & Parenting
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