Title IX: Sexual Harassment, Misconduct, and Assault


In keeping with its long-standing traditions, beliefs, and policies, Brescia University will not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant to become such, on the basis of any individual’s race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age (over 40), disability, military status or Vietnam veteran era status or any other status which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. With respect to religion, as permitted by law, the University reserves the right to employ those persons who are committed to the values and mission of the University and its religious heritage.

Title IX and Sexual Harassment

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:

“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 of the Education Amendments of 1972,
and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  Examples of programs and activities that are subject to Title IX include admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and employment.  Title IX also protects students from sexual harassment, including sexual violence, such as rape, other forms of sexual assault, sexual battery and sexual coercion.

Click here to access Brescia University’s Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy

Click here to access Brescia University’s Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedures covered under TIX 

Click here for to access Procedure B