Title IX - What is it?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that "No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, or denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving assistance." 

Who is covered under Title IX:

All students and individuals who work for or with the institution are protected against: sexual harassment, sexual misconduct (including sexual violence), gender discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and/or retaliation.

Policy

St. Luke's College is committed to providing a learning, working, and living environment that promotes personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex. The Colleges considers sex discrimination in all its forms to be a serious offence. Sex discrimination constitutes a violation of this policy, is unacceptable, and will not be tolerated. It is the policy of St. Luke's College to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, which prohibit discrimination based on sex in the College's educational programs and activities. 

College Title IX/Sexual Harassment Policy

Reporting

St. Luke's College encourages those who have experienced any form of sexual harassment to report the incident to the Title IX Coordinator.  The College has designated the following Title IX Coordinator to coordinate its compliance with Title IX and to receive inquiries regarding Title IX, including complaints of sex discrimination:

Danelle Johannsen
Dean of Student Services and COO
Title IX Coordinator
2800 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-3377
danelle.johannsen@stlukescollege.edu

Dr. Lorraine Sacino Murphy
Academic Dean & Associate Professor
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
2800 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-3914
lorraine.sacinomurphy@stlukescollege.edu

Training

Any individuals involved in the Title IX grievance process has been appropriately trained in compliance with federal and state law.  Below are training certifications:

Title IX Coordinator Training 2021
Title IX Training Presentation 2021