Sexual Misconduct Policies

Information on the College's sexual misconduct policy and relevant federal laws.
 View the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights' statement and Title IX information.
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Title IX Notification

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits a college from discrimination based on sex, Franklin & Marshall College does not discriminate on the basis of sex or...

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Sexual Misconduct Panel Hearing Process

Common Rights In all complaints, each party has the right: a.   To an investigation and appropriate resolution of all complaints of sexual misconduct deemed credible by the Title IX Coordinator...

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Timeline for a Sexual Misconduct Investigation and Hearing

The entire process, from notification of the College to conclusion of the investigation and hearing, including the notifications of outcome to the respondent and complainant should take no longer...

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Federal Laws Regarding Sexual Misconduct

There are three federal laws that establish responsibilities for employees of colleges and universities to report certain categories of crimes and incidents, including sexual misconduct—the Clery Act...

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