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Title IX Information and Resources

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education.

It reads:

"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." Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.


Who to Contact

Elyse Morris
Title IX Coordinator
Area Coordinator for Buxton, Picken, Theme Houses & Apartments, Music Adjunct - Music History
Phone: 515-961-1732
Office Location: Kent Campus Center

Lana Smith
Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Head Volleyball Caoch/Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Women's Administrator
Phone: 515-961-1641
Office Location: Carse Hall 158

Department of Education and Office for Civil Rights
Office for Civil Rights,
Chicago Office
U.S. Department of Education
Citigroup Center
500 W. Madison Street,
Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Telephone: (312) 730-1560
Facsimile: (312) 730-1576


Simpson College Code of Conduct related to Sexual Misconduct

Sexual Misconduct:

Is defined as actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person's consent- Sexual Assault includes but is not limited to the following.

Intentional and unwelcome touching, coercing, or an attempt to coerce, and forcing;

Involvement in any sexual contact when the victim is unable to consent;

Forcing another individual to touch a person's intimate parts (defined as genital area, groin, inner thigh, buttocks, or breasts);

Sexual intercourse without consent, including acts commonly referred to as "rape".

Non-consensual sexual contact, including but not limited to sexual assault or abuse, rape, acquaintance rape, attempted rape, sodomy or unwelcome sexual advances. (Please refer to the Sexual and Relationship Misconduct Policy)


Simpson Code of Conduct related to Harassment

Harassment. Physical abuse, threatening comments, or intimidation of any person on college owned or controlled property or at a college sponsored or supervised functions, or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any member of the College community or any other person or persons. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to stalking, cyber stalking, harassment, and retaliation as a result of complaints or alleged misconduct. (Please refer to the Sexual and Relationship Misconduct Policy)


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