UAMS Title IX

Liz Means

Title IX coordinator

ED II I, 111B

(501) 526-5641

eameans@uams.edu

uams studentsWhat is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states: “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.”

UAMS is committed to cultivating a university environment free of harassment, discrimination and violence and will take steps to prevent such conduct, its reoccurrence and discriminatory effects on members of the UAMS community. The University does not tolerate acts of sexual harassment, sexual assault, gender discrimination, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking.

What is VAWA?

The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) requires the University to provide a prompt and equitable procedure for resolving complaints of dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.