As a recipient of federal funds, Life University is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities, admission and employment. Under certain circumstances, sexual misconduct constitutes sexual discrimination prohibited by Title IX.
Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Life University’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Life University’s Title IX Coordinator is Ms. Leigh Parker, whose office is located in the Administrative Offices, 1250 Life’s Way, Marietta, Georgia 30060. Ms. Parker may be contacted by phone at (770) 426-2686 or by email at TitleIX@lIFE.edu or Leigh.Parker@lIFE.edu. Questions may also be directed to a Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Their names and contact information are listed in the Contact section of the page.
WHAT IS TITLE IX?
Title IX is the federal law prohibiting sex-based discrimination at colleges and universities. In accordance with our institutional mission and values and Title IX, Life University seeks to create a culture that fosters fair and equitable treatment, free from sex or gender based discrimination and/or sexual misconduct. Our Title IX team is dedicated to providing a holistic approach in response to allegations of discrimination.
Life University complies with federal and state law, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, citizenship, or veteran status. The University also prohibits sexual harassment as well as harassment based on any of these characteristics. This nondiscrimination policy applies to all employment practices at Life University, and to the admission, access to treatment in and employment in Life’s education programs and activities. Inquiries regarding Life’s nondiscrimination policy may be directed to the Assistant Dean of Community Living at 770-426-2700.
André L. Clanton
Assistant Dean of Students for Community Living
Interim Title IX Coordinator
1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060
Director of Service Initiatives
Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Investigator
1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30064
The Life University Title IX Team are regularly trained in accordance with law. Click below to view the agendas of recent trainings.
Fair Play: When Coaching? When Bullying?
Basic Investigator Training
Clery Act – Reporting and Training Requirements
Title IX – Investigator Training – Parts I, II, and III
Title IX – Investigator Training – Part IV
Title IX – Investigator Training – Part V
Hearing Panel Training