Title IX

Title IX Policy Statement

Michigan Technological University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex and gender. Michigan Tech also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy or more information, please contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

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Kirsti Arko, PhD
Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Director, Institutional Equity
Administration Bldg., Room 307
906-487-3310
titleix@mtu.edu

Susan Sullivan
Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Assistant Director, Institutional Equity
Administration Bldg., Room 304
906-487-3310
susulliv@mtu.edu

 


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Awareness Committee

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities that receive Federal funds. It states:

"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."20 U.S.C. ch. 38 § 1681 et seq.

Reporting Options

There are supports and assistance available by phone or web to students, staff or faculty. Resources listed are offered virtually or by phone. Title IX is available remotely Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please email titleix@mtu.edu to request a virtual meeting. Here are additional reporting resources:

  • In Case of Emergency Dial 911
  • Michigan Tech Title IX: titleix@mtu.edu or 906-487-3310
  • Michigan Tech Public Safety and Police Services: 906-487-2216
  • Report a Concern

Confidential Resources

Michigan Tech Resources

  • Michigan Tech Counseling Services is licensed in the state of Michigan for tele-counseling. Those outside of the state of Michigan can contact Counseling Services for assistance finding mental health services. Contact Counseling  Services at 906-487-2538 or after hours at 906-487-2216.
  • Michigan Tech Ombuds Office provides confidential mediation and conflict resolution services to students, staff and faculty. Email Susanna Peters at speters@mtu.edu.

Local, State & National Resources

It's On Us

The It’s On Us campaign aims to change the way everyone thinks about sexual assault. Instead of viewing it as something that happens only between one victim and one offender, It’s On Us wants everyone to know they have a role to play in preventing sexual assault. Take the Pledge and stand up against sexual violence: http://itsonus.org

 

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