Campus Community (students, faculty, staff, visitors)
Where can I find Furman's policies on Discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct?
What do I do if I've been harassed, discriminated against on the basis of my gender or subjected to sexual misconduct?
You should bring your situation to the attention of the Title IX Coordinator or any of the Deputy Coordinators.
How can I file a complaint?
Complaints should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator of the complainant's choice/preference and/or personal comfort level. The complainant may be a student, faculty, staff or visitor on campus.
What is Title IX?
Title IX refers to Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, which amended the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and provides: "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". 20 USC 1681.
Who are Furman University's Title IX Coordinators? What do they do?
The University's Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources. The Title IX Coordinator has responsibility for overseeing all Title IX compliance, including complaints of sexual misconduct.
All instances of harassment or sexual misconduct should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Coordinator.
|Title IX Coordinator
|Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
|Deputy Title IX Coordinators
||Associate Athletic Director/
Senior Woman Admin/Sports Medicine
|AVP for Student Life / Dean of Students
|AVP for Student Development / Director of Diversity & Inclusion
|Senior Associate Academic Dean
What on and off-campus resources are available to me?
Is there any place on campus where I can report concerns that maintains confidentiality?
|Counseling Center (student's only)
What other resources are available on campus?
What resources are available off campus?
The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
National Sexual Violence Resource Center