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.
Inquires concern the application of Title IX may be referred to the Life University Title IX Office or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The Life University’s Title IX Coordinator’s office is located in the Executive Suite next to the LVR Parking Deck. The physical address is 1250 Life’s Way, Marietta, Georgia 30060. The Title IX Coordinator can be contacted by phone at (770) 426-2686 or by email at either TitleIX@LIFE.edu or Title9@LIFE.edu. Questions may also be directed to the Deputy Title IX Coordinator who name and contact information is listed in the Contact section of this 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 Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (770) 426-2600.
André L. Clanton
Director of Conflict Resolution and Accountability
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