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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
Jefferson College is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all individuals are respected and empowered to achieve their goals. In pursuit of the mission, vision, and values of the College, as well as to be in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws, the Jefferson College Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedure and Grievance Process for students and employees both prohibit any form of discrimination on the basis of sex, inclusive of Sexual Harassment. Jefferson College is committed to providing a learning, working, and living environment where all persons are able to thrive personally, academically, and professionally.
The Jefferson College Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedure and Grievance Process for students and employees apply to all community members, including students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors. Any person who has been affected by any form of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Dating Violence, or Domestic Violence, is strongly encouraged to make a report or speak to the Title IX Coordinator to learn more about options and resources available to them.
Reports may be made in person, verbally, by phone, in writing through mail or electronic mail, through the College’s Maxient reporting portal (found in MyJeffco or at Jeffco.edu/titleix), or any other manner that delivers the information to the Title IX Coordinator at any time.
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Kimberly Harvey-Manus
Vice President of Student Services & Title IX Coordinator
Physical mailing address: 1000 Viking Drive, Student Center, Hillsboro, MO 63050
Office location: Student Center, 2nd floor, Room 205
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Michael J. Booker, Ph.D,
Jefferson College will respond promptly, equitably, and thoroughly to all reports of Sexual Harassment in order to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address the effects or impacts on any individual(s) involved. The Jefferson College Title IX Sexual Harassment Procedure and Grievance Process for students and employees provide Jefferson College community members with information to assist those who have been impacted by Sexual Harassment regardless of their status as a Complainant, Respondent, Witness, or other participant/third-party, and provides for equitable procedures for reporting, investigation, and resolution of reports.
A two page brochure about how Jefferson College addresses sexual misconduct can also be accessed here.