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Interpersonal Violence & Sexual Misconduct (Title IX)

Illinois College Interpersonal Violence & Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) Policy and Procedures

Illinois College is committed to creating, fostering and maintaining an educational, employment, business and campus environment that is free of discrimination and/or violence on the basis of sex, including sexual misconduct, as required by Title IX, VAWA and other laws. Illinois College does not tolerate discrimination and/or violence on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression and is dedicated to prohibiting such conduct in all aspects of college life consistent with the College’s Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Values Statement and Strategic Plan as well as the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and all other applicable state and federal laws. 

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Other Institutional Policies

Nondiscrimination Policy    

The commitment of Illinois College to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity and human dignity requires that decisions involving the Illinois College community be based on individual merit and be free from unlawful discrimination in all of its forms, as specifically prohibited by law. It is therefore the policy of Illinois College to fully comply with all applicable federal and state laws of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity laws, orders and regulations. Illinois College will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran and will comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination  and equal  opportunity  laws,  orders  and regulations.  This nondiscrimination policy applies to admission, employment, access to and treatment in the College programs and activities.

For additional information or to file complaints within the College community concerning violation of this policy please contact the Vice President responsible for supervision in your area. 

Non-Retaliation Policy

It is a violation of this policy for any person to retaliate against, interfere with, coerce or take any other adverse action against a College faculty member,  staff, trustee or student who makes a good faith report concerning violation of any College policy. Any complaint that retaliation has occurred will be investigated and discipline will be administered as deemed appropriate by the College under the circumstances.  Reports or complaints of retaliation may be made in accordance with the problem solving, grievance or reporting procedures set forth in the designated handbooks depending on the status (student, faculty or staff) of the complainant.

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