Title IX

Reporting Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence

Bucknell University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, admissions or employment. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, assault and misconduct. If a Faculty or Staff member becomes aware of an incident, they are required to immediately report the incident to the Title IX Coordinator. The University offers a number of resources for students who have suffered from sex discrimination, harassment, assault or misconduct.

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Sexual misconduct and relationship violence reporting form

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What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, which encompasses sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct. Bucknell University complies with Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, admissions or employment. It complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

Supportive Measures for Students

Contact the Title IX Coordinator to make a request for a supportive measure: 

Kate Grimes, Title IX coordinator
204 Elaine Langone Center
570-577-1554
TitleIX@bucknell.edu
kag039@bucknell.edu

A student can request a measure even if he or she chooses not to move forward with an investigation. Measures include:

  • No-contact orders
  • Access to counseling services
  • Employment
  • Transportation
  • Academic flexibility
  • Residence hall reassignment

Additional Reporting Contacts

Bucknell Public Safety
580 Snake Road
570-577-1111 (emergency)
570-577-3333 (non-emergency)
publicsafety@bucknell.edu

Buffalo Valley Regional Police
2009 West Market Street, Lewisburg
911 (emergency)
570-524-5151 (non-emergency)

Incidents allegedly committed by faculty or staff members may also be reported to Human Resources

Pierre Joanis, vice president for human resources
570-577-1631
p.joanis@bucknell.edu

Faculty & Staff Reporting Requirements

Faculty and staff members: If information regarding an incident of sexual misconduct or relationship violence is shared with you, you are required to complete the Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence Reporting Form within 24 hours of receiving the report. This information will enable the Title IX office to reach out to the impacted student and offer numerous resources and support options.

Confidentiality

The Title IX coordinator will try to protect the privacy and confidentiality of the individuals involved in any report of alleged sexual misconduct or relationship violence to the extent possible and allowed by law. The Title IX coordinator cannot guarantee confidentiality, however and must evaluate any request based on the University's responsibility to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment.

Title IX

Location

306H Elaine Langone Center