Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex under any education program or activity receiving federal financial aid.  It states: “No person in the United Stated 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 assistant.”

Northern Michigan University is committed to providing a learning, living and working environment free from discrimination. NMU supports the Title IX federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including: gender based discrimination, pregnancy and parenting discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, voyeurism, and any other conduct of a sexual natures that is nonconsensual.

While compliance with the law is everyone's responsibility at NMU, the persons designated to handle inquiries of sex discrimination are:

Complaints against employees, applicants, and third parties

Janet Koski
Director of Equal Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
105 Cohodas Building


Complaints against students (student/student)

Mary Brundage
Associate Dean of Students
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
2001 Hedgcock



Public Safety and Police Services
158 Services Building


The following links are resources about Title IX:

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