Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX

The Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX is currently open on a virtual basis. To submit a report, ask a question or to discuss resources and options, please email us at titleix@mines.edu. To make a confidential report, please contact Sareen Lambright Dale.

Mission

The Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX supports efforts to uphold Mines’ commitment to creating and maintaining a working and learning environment that is inclusive and free of discriminatory conduct, harassment and violence.

 

Contact Us

1706 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

303-273-3260
titleix@mines.edu

Federal and Colorado State Protected Classes

Race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), marital status, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, and veteran status or military service.

 

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Policies & Procedures

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Reporting

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Resources

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Programming & Education

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Meet the Team

Scope of the Office

The Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX provides a process to report complaints of bias¹, discrimination², harassment³, violence4 and campus climate concerns5, as well as resources and resolution options.

DEFINITIONS ∨ 

Definitions

  1. Bias incidents are conduct, speech, images or expressions motivated, in whole or in part, by conscious or unconscious prejudice which targets, degrades, marginalizes, intimidates, demeans, mocks or threatens individuals or groups based on a Protected Class. 
  2. Discrimination is unequal treatment based on a Protected Class.
  3. Harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on a Protected Class.
  4. Hate Crime is a criminal offense committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offenders’ bias.
  5. Campus Climate Concern is institutionalized conduct, speech, image or expression motivated, in whole or in part, by conscious or unconscious prejudice which targets, degrades, marginalizes, intimidates, demeans, mocks or threatens individuals or groups based on a Protected Class.

Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681, and 34 CFR Part 106, Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its education programs or activities, including admissions and employment. All inquiries about the application of Title IX or Part 106 may be directed to Mines Title IX Coordinator or the Assistant Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, or both:

Mines Title IX Coordinator is Katie Schmalzel
Office: Title IX House, 1706 Illinois Street
Email: kschmalz@mines.edu or titleix@mines.edu
Phone: 303-273-3260