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Title IX

What is Title IX?

Title IX Discrimination and Harassment Policy

Title IX in the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to complying with Title IX and providing and educational, working and living environment that is free from gender or sex discrimination and sexual misconduct.

The Vice-President for Human Resources serves as the Institute Title IX coordinator and manages the Institute’s compliance with Title IX. When a student feels that they have been subject to discrimination on the basis of sex or gender identity, they may contact the Title IX Coordinator to bring concerns forward for the purpose of obtaining a prompt and equitable resolution.

Title IX Coordinator: Linda Shinomoto, Vice President for Human Resources 617-989-4190

External Resources

United States Government information on sexual assault

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2014/04/29/fact-sheet-not-alone-protecting-students-sexual-assault

United States Department of Education

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/tix_dis.html


Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office

(serves Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont)

U.S. Department of Education

8th Floor

5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109-3921
Telephone: (617) 289-0111
Facsimile: (617) 289-0150
Email: OCR.Boston@ed.gov