Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law which prohibits discrimination based on sex in any education program or activities that receive federal funding. Title IX created equity in academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs such as athletics. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.
In compliance with Title IX, Rose-Hulman has:
A grievance policy and procedure
A designated Title IX Coordinator
Kristen Bardou Loyd, Director of the Union and Student Activities Office, serves as the Title IX Coordinator for Rose-Hulman. Reports of discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation as defined in Rose-Hulman’s Title IX Policy and Procedure should be made to the Title IX Coordinator promptly. There is no time limitation on the filing of complaints as long as the Complainant is participating in or attempting to participate in Rose-Hulman’s education program or activities at the time the formal complaint is filed. Reports can be filed via phone at 812-877-8484, via email, or in person in the Mussallem Union, Room 236. Anonymous reports may be made using this form.
The Title IX Complaint process is applicable regardless of the status of the parties involved, who may be members or non-members of the campus community, students, student organizations, faculty, administrators and/or staff.
Reports of discrimination by the Title IX Coordinator should be reported to the Institute President, Robert Coons, via email, or in person in Hadley Hall 200.
Inquiries about this policy may be made internally to:
Kristen Bardou Loyd
Director of the Union and Student Activities Office
Title IX Coordinator
Mussallem Union 236
Inquiries may be made externally to:
U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
131 M Street, NE
Washington, DC 20507
1-844-234-5122 (ASL Video Phone)