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Title IX Compliance

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NCNM, in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran’s status in any of its policies, procedures, or practices. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, college programs and activities, including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services, and employment. Title IX also prohibits gender–based harassment or misconduct, which may include acts of verbal, nonverbal, or physical aggression, intimidation, or hostility based on sex or sex–stereotyping, even if those acts do not involve conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual misconduct is defined as any non-consensual sexual contact or act that violates the rights of another. Sexual misconduct typically involves acts that are severe, persistent and pervasive, but also may be a one-time occurrence, that limits the ability to participate in or benefit from an NCNM program or activity.

Title IX Coordinator

The Dean of Students has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the NCNM’s Title IX policies and procedures.

Cheryl Miller, MA
Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
National College of Natural Medicine
049 SW Porter Street | Portland, OR 97201
cmiller@ncnm.edu
503.552.1510

The Title IX coordinator’s responsibilities are critical to the development, implementation, and monitoring of meaningful efforts to comply with Title IX legislation, regulation, and case law. In broad terms, the Title IX Coordinator oversees monitoring of college policy in relation to Title IX law developments; implementation of grievance procedures, including notification, investigation and disposition of complaints; provision of educational materials and training for the campus community; conducting and/or coordinating investigations of complaints received pursuant to Title IX; ensuring a fair and neutral process for all parties; and monitoring all other aspects of NCNM’s Title IX compliance.