"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." - Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Title IX was originally introduced as part of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and is enforced by the U.S. Department of Education. This federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance in the United States. Title IX applies to all participants of such programs, including students and employees. The purpose of Title IX is to help foster safe and respectful university environments that better protect students, faculty and staff from incidents of sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.
Herzing University is committed to fostering a safe and respectful university environment.