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As of 10/19/2017 5:29:21 AM

Title IX and Higher Education

This course will examine Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its application in higher education. Topics will include gender equity in athletics and sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Discussion will focus on the statute, federal regulations, and federal guidance; federal investigations/compliance reviews and litigation; and the realities and challenges of compliance. This course will also include discussion of the impact other federal laws, such as the Clery Act and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, on institutional response and compliance. Although the focus of this course is the applicability of Title IX in higher education, most of the concepts and class discussion are applicable to the K-12 setting, as well.