What is Title IX?

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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. Title IX applies to all public and private educational institutions receiving federal financial assistance.

Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Kenya D. Ash, Director of the Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity, is the the University’s Title IX Coordinator. Ms. Ash may be reached at 513-529-7157 or ashkd@miamioh.edu.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Sexual and Interpersonal Violence

Ms. Gabrielle Dralle, the Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinator, is the University’s Deputy Title IX Coordinator for matters related to student sexual and interpersonal violence. This includes sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and sexual coercion of students. Ms. Dralle also serves as the coordinator for matters relating to student domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Ms. Dralle may be reached at 104 Warfield Hall, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, 513-529-1870 or dralleg@miamioh.edu.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Regional Students

Dr. Bennyce Hamilton, Regional Director of Diversity and Multicultural Services, is the University’s Deputy Title IX Coordinator for matters related to regional student sexual violence. This includes sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and sexual coercion of students. Ms. Hamilton also serves as the coordinator for matters relating to regional student domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Ms. Hamilton may be reached at 117 Rentschler Hall, 1601 University Boulevard, Hamilton, Ohio 45011, or 144 Johnston Hall, 4200 N. University Boulevard, Middletown, Ohio 45042, 513-785-3283 or hamiltbe@miamioh.edu.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics

Ms. Jennifer A. Gilbert, Associate Athletic Director / Senior Woman Administrator / Director of NCAA Compliance is the University’s Deputy Title IX Coordinator for matters related to equality of treatment and opportunity in Intercollegiate Athletics. This includes athletic financial assistance, accommodation of interest and abilities and equity of athletic program benefits. Ms. Gilbert may be reached at Millett Assembly Hall, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, 513-529-3113 or gilberj2@MiamiOH.edu.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Education at Miami