Policy Number: 04-018
Regulatory Policy- no exceptions may be made
The policy and protocols set forth in this document are to ensure Concorde’s compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civils rights regulation known as “Title IX”. The purpose of this policy is to provide clear guidance regarding the Concorde’s internal system of reporting, processing and making decisions on complaints of sex discrimination and harassment.
This policy and corresponding protocols apply to all students, employees and third parties, regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation or any other factor unrelated to professional or educational qualifications.
20 U.S.C. 1681 provides in part that 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 education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual misconduct in the form of sexual harassment, hostile work environment, sexual violence (rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse), domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, intimidation (extortion, menacing behavior, bullying), and gender/sex-based harassment or discrimination.