“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.” Title IX, landmark federal legislation enacted forty-five years ago, is at its core about removing barriers to education based on sex discrimination.
Title IX is well know for creating equity in sports for women and girls, but it has also been applied to break down barriers in other educational programming such as math and science.
As a women’s college, Scripps is acutely aware of the issue of sexual misconduct and sexual violence at colleges and universities.
The College is committed to providing effective education, support, and investigative policies and procedures to Scripps students and other community members in order to respond to and remedy instances of sexual misconduct or other harassing behavior.
It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources.