Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects students and others from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that:

"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 program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

In compliance with Title IX, Limestone University prohibits discrimination in employment as well as in all programs and activities on the basis of sex. Limestone University also prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence.

Title IX covers all aspects of education programs and the treatment of students, including, but not limited to: admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, student treatment and services, counseling and guidance, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, vocational education, recreation, physical education, athletics, housing and employment.

Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct.

Under Title IX regulations, Limestone University has designated the following:

Tawana L. Scott, Title IX Coordinator
Email: tlscott@limestone.edu
Phone: 864-488-8377

Kelly Tillinghast, Deputy Coordinator
Email: ktillinghast@limestone.edu
Phone: 864-488-4011

If you have a complaint against a Limestone University student, faculty, staff, or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the Title IX Coordinator or Designated Deputy Coordinators.

All complaints received by the Title IX Coordinator will be investigated promptly and equitably and the results of the investigation will be shared with all parties. 

For more information, visit the Title IX Webpage https://www.limestone.edu/title-ix

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