Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: "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."

—Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Statement of Policy

It is the policy of Columbia Southern University to prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sex or veteran's status in regard to the administration of all programs, services and activities.

To ensure compliance with Title IX, the President of the University has designated the Title IX Administrator as the primary contact responsible for developing, adopting and/or assuring the dissemination of the University's nondiscrimination policy and for making the policy available to the University community, to include students, faculty, staff, and to the public.

Contact Information

Columbia Southern University students, faculty, and staff with inquiries concerning the application of Title IX to the University's programs and activities, or for inquiries regarding allegations of discrimination or grievances concerning Title IX are encouraged to contact:

Mona McPherson
Title IX Administrator
21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561
877-729-0718
Mona.McPherson@columbiasouthern.edu