The Title IX Coordinators at Edinboro University ensure that Title IX and ADA/Section
504 are being followed and offer support and legal assistance to those with problems
or complaints about discrimination.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq., and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106, prohibit discrimination on the
basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of Federal
According to the April 4, 2011, Dear Colleague Letter from the U.S. Department of
Education, Office for Civil Rights
The sexual harassment of students, including sexual violence, interferes with students’
right to receive an education free from discrimination and, in the case of sexual
violence, is a crime.
Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. It includes unwelcome sexual
advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct
of a sexual nature. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment prohibited by Title
Sexual violence, as that term is used in this letter, refers to physical sexual acts
perpetrated against a person’s will or where a person is incapable of giving consent
due to the victim’s use of drugs or alcohol. An individual also may be unable to give
consent due to an intellectual or other disability. A number of different acts fall
into the category of sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, sexual battery,
and sexual coercion. All such acts of sexual violence are forms of sexual harassment
covered under Title IX.
Edinboro University Title IX Coordinators
Andrew Matt, JD Title IX Coordinator and Investigator 213 Reeder Hall Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:814-732-1564
The University’s Title IX Coordinator’s responsibilities include overseeing all Title
IX complaints, including complaints involving gender equity in athletics, as well
as identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems that arise during
the review of such complaints.