Walla Walla University strives to provide a safe environment in which students can pursue their education free from the detrimental effects of sexual misconduct, which includes sexual harassment and sexual assault. Therefore, the University seeks to educate students, faculty, and staff about these issues and to provide a means of recourse for those students who believe they have experienced such behavior. The University reserves the right to respond with whatever measures it deems appropriate to prevent sexual misconduct and preserve the safety and well-being of its students.
What is Title IX?
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 educational program or
activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
-Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (gender) in educational programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Walla Walla University is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex (gender), including sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, relationship (dating and domestic) violence, and stalking. The University provides resources and reporting options to students, faculty, and staff to address concerns related to sexual harassment and sexual violence prohibited by Title IX and University policy.
Questions or Concerns
Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX coordinator, Jennifer Carpenter; Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Kristen Taylor and Annette Riebe; and/or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Annette Riebe (Satellite Campuses)