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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects individuals from discrimination based on sex/gender in any educational program or activity operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment, which includes acts of sexual and interpersonal violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX, as well as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. John Carroll University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in employment, or in educational programs and activities that it operates.

John Carroll University has appointed a Title IX Coordinator to oversee the University’s response to Title IX complaints, develop training and education programs/materials for faculty, staff and students, as well as monitor trends and effectiveness of the University’s Title IX educational efforts. Questions regarding Title IX should be referred to:

Emily Sherwood, Interim Title IX Coordinator

Additional information and questions regarding Title IX may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights by contacting 1-800-421-3481 or


Contact Title IX

Administration Building 128
1 John Carroll Blvd.
University Heights, OH 44118
Phone: 216-397-1559