Title IX

Members of the MHU community, guests, and visitors have the right to be free from all forms of sex and gender-based harassment, discrimination, and related misconduct. The university prohibits all forms of sex and gender-based misconduct, including but not limited to sex and gender-based harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others. We welcome your participation in nurturing a community that is free from sex- and gender-based harassment, discrimination, and misconduct in all their forms.

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The university’s Title IX coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy.

Jennie Matthews
Director of Human Resources / Title IX Coordinator
Nash Education Building Room 209
(828) 689-1197

Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also have the right to file a formal grievance with government authorities:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
US Dept. of Health and Human Services – Southeast Region
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-8909

Customer Response Center (800) 368-1019
Fax (202) 619-3818 TDD (800) 537-7697
Email: ocrmail@hhs.gov

In the event that an incident involves alleged misconduct by the Title IX Coordinator, reports should be made directly to the Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Dave Rozeboom, at dave_rozeboom@mhu.edu.