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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.

Vice-President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator 

Linda Shinomoto 

Email: shinomotol@wit.edu 

Phone: 617-989-4193

Office: 203 Williston Hall

 

External Resources:

United States Government information on sexual assault

United States Department of Education

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