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What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Title IX states, “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.”

For more information about Title IX, visit

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/tix_dis.html

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, in its education programs or activities, that it operates including admissions and employment. Similarly, Alcorn does not discriminate on the basis of race, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Both men and women are protected from sex discrimination and sex-based harassment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and this part may be referred to Alcorn’s Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary, or both. Contact information for Alcorn's Title IX Coordinator is below:

<p></p><blockquote>Ikeecia L. Colenberg, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator
Email: titleix@alcorn.edu 
Telephone: (601) 877-6124
Bowles Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 217
1000 ASU Drive #217
Lorman, MS 39069</blockquote><p>
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FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Alcorn's Title IX policy is not intended to infringe on any form of speech that is protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution nor to regulate protected speech. Nothing in the policy is designed to deprive a person of any rights that would otherwise be protected from government action under the Due Process Clause of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.