Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational institutions. Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 states in part:
20 U.S.C. Section 1681
Prohibition against discrimination. 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 educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…(Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 - Title 20 U.S.C. Sections 1681-1688). Title IX prohibits Sexual Harassment and other Sexual Misconduct in educational institutions.
Colorado State Board Policy (BP) 3-120 and (BP) 4-120
Provides that employees and students shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities.
System President Procedure (SP) 3-50b and (SP) 4-31a
Civil Rights Grievance and Investigation Process:
Provides the definitions of discrimination and harassment, reporting requirements, and the process by which a formal investigation is conducted.
System President Procedure (SP) 3-120a and (SP) 4-120a
Sexual Misconduct Procedures:
Provides the definition of sexual misconduct, the College's responsibility, and reporting requirements.