Title IX Policy and Procedure
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (gender) in educational programs and activities receiving federal assistance. The University prohibits sexual misconduct which includes but is not limited to the following: sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship/domestic violence, exploitation, and stalking. In addition, UE provides support, resources, and reporting options for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
UE encourages prompt reporting by contacting: Tracey Y. Folden, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Folden also serves as Title IX Coordinator and is responsible for overseeing Title IX Compliance. It is the responsibility of the Title IX Coordinator to ensure that the University’s policy is followed with respect to reporting, investigating, and responding to allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Title IX Coordinator will enlist the assistance of other University employees to facilitate the appropriate response to any allegation of sexual misconduct. Questions regarding Title IX should be directed to Dr. Folden.
Tracey Y. Folden
Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
Additional questions regarding Title IX may also be addressed to the Office of Civil Rights, United States Department of Education, at 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1427, Chicago, Illinois 60661.