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What is Title IX?

Explanation of Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that protects individuals 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 education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." Title IX's sex discrimination prohibition protects against sexual harassment and sexual violence and extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.

Title IX Coordinators and their Responsibilities

Lori Brown
Director of EEO Compliance
Title IX Coordinator
(973) 313-6132
lori.brown@shu.edu

Karen Van Norman
Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(973) 761-9076
karen.vannorman@shu.edu

Rachelle Paul
Senior Associate Athletics Director, SWA
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(973) 761-9494
rachelle.paul@shu.edu

Cara Foerst
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Law School
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(973) 642-8732
cara.forest@shu.edu

Lindsey Hresko 
Director of Student Life, IHS Campus 
Deputy Title IX Coordinator 
(973) 542-6983 
lindsey.hresko@shu.edu

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