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The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing students, faculty, staff, and guests an environment conducive to academic achievement and personal development.Acts of sexual misconduct which include sexual harassment and sexual violence will not be tolerated.The University will take prompt and appropriate action whenever sexual misconduct is reported.
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to employment.These prohibitions are included in University policies, UW System policies, Wisconsin Statutes (36.12), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (as amended), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended).
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in any educational program or activity at an educational institution receiving Federal financial assistance. Title IX covers sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and incidents of sexual violence.Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.Sexual violence (any physical sexual act committed against a person's will or where a person is incapable of giving consent) includes rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.
In accordance with Title IX requirements, UW-Parkside is required to take immediate and effective steps to respond to reports of sexual misconduct.
Inquiries related to Title IX may be directed to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Title IX Coordinator and/or Deputy Coordinators at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141:
University Diversity and Inclusion Officer
346 Wyllie Hall
Tammy L. McGuckin, Ed.D.
Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services
340 Wyllie Hall
Dean of Students
Student Center L 209
Associate Athletics Director/Administration & Compliance
Sports and Activity Center
Director of Human Resources
Tallent Hall 203
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for enforcing Title IX. OCR can be reached at:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
111 N. Canal Street, Suite 1053
Chicago, IL 60606-7204