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It is the policy of Colby not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments. Students at Colby are protected from sex discrimination in the following areas:
Students may not be discriminated against on the basis of sex in:
A student who believes he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of sex, may make a claim that his or her rights have been denied. This claim or grievance may be filed with Colby’s Title IX coordinator, Cora Clukey, or Senior Associate Dean of Students Paul Johnston.
Students who choose to file a grievance will be asked to write down the actions, policies, or practices that they believe are discriminatory. Students may obtain help from Cora Clukey (Eustis, first floor, ext. 4733, email@example.com). Or, they may obtain help from Paul Johnston (Eustis 210E, ext. 4261, firstname.lastname@example.org). Students will be asked to meet with those persons who would be involved in correcting the policies, practices, or programs that they believe are discriminatory. If there is agreement that a student was discriminated against, corrective action will be taken to restore the student’s rights.
Students may file a complaint of illegal discrimination with the Office for Civil Rights, ED, Washington, D.C., at the same time as they file the grievance, during or after the use of the grievance process, or without using the grievance process.
A copy of Colby’s complete Title IX Grievance Procedure may be obtained from Cora Clukey.