Sexual Harassment

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities. 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.

Sexual harassment is the umbrella category including the offenses of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and domestic violence. 

The Title IX Coordinator is:

Rachel E. Lutner
Senior Associate Vice President for Equity
2120 Cornell rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106


Reports may be directed to the Office of Civil Rights, United States Department of Education, Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with the government authorities:

Cleveland Office
Office of Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education
1350 Euclid Avenue, Suite 325
Cleveland, OH 44115-1812
Telephone: (216) 522-4970
Fax: (216)522.2573

Office of Civil Rights
400 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Customer Service Hotline: 1-800-421-3481
Fax: (202) 453-6012