Cornish Campus

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TITLE IX?

Jerry Hekkel is Cornish’s Title IX Administrator & Dean of Student Life and Joseph Canfield is Deputy Title IX Administrator & VP of Human Resources.

TITLE IX IS:

Laws protecting you from sex or gender-based discrimination in:

Academics Financial Assistance
Activities Housing
Admissions Recruitment
Employment

SEXUAL ASSAULT = SEX OR GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION

THE LAW SAYS:

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 “ 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.”

THIS MEANS:

Title IX violations include

Sexual Harassment Sex or gender-based discrimination Sexual violence including sexual assault

TITLE IX COVERS EVERYONE!

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Cornish College of the Arts is committed to full adherence to the Title IX law. We are here to support and protect you. If you feel that your Title IX rights have been violated, or if you are unsure, connect with Jerry or Joe right away.

JERRY HEKKEL
Dean of Student Life / Title IX Administrator
Location: Cornish Commons 1st Floor, 206-726-5111
JOE CANFIELD
VP Human Resources / Deputy Title IX Administrator
Location: MCC 7th Floor, 206-726-5004