"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).
Each university receiving federal financial assistance must designate at least one professional employee as the Title IX Coordinator to oversee compliance efforts.
The Title IX Coordinator for Georgia Southwestern State University is Gena Wilson, Director of Human Resources. Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator can be found below:
Georgia Southwestern State University
Attention: Gena Wilson
800 GSW State University Drive
Americus, Georgia 31709
Sanford Hall, Room 101
(229) 931-2026 (P)
Adoption of procedures to provide prompt and equitable resolution of complaints is a critical function of the Title IX Coordinator. The Coordinator can assist persons alleging sexual misconduct in filing their complaints and/or overseeing the step-by-step procedures to be sure that appropriate time frames are met.
The Title IX Coordinator also assists in answering questions about university policies and resources related to sexual misconduct or discrimination.