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Title IX

"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 of the Educational Amendment of 1972



Joshua Hayes

"As WKU’s Title IX Deputy/Investigator, it is my responsibility to ensure students, employees, and visitors feel they have a safe haven at our University by understanding how serious we (WKU) view sexual harassment, sexual assault, and discrimination based on gender and gender non-conformity. 

Please do not hesitate to contact me so we can discuss your rights and available campus resources." 

Mr. Joshua D. Hayes, M.A., M.A.E
Director, Title IX Deputy/Investigator, and University ADA Coordinator
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services
Western Kentucky University
WAB Room G33
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11009
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 745-5121

Title IX Brochure

Title IX Training

Title IX Policy and Procedure

Title IX Mandatory Reporting Guidelines

Title IX Coordinator and Deputies

File an Anonymous Incident Report

File a Student Complaint

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Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The following person has been designated to serve as the University’s Title IX Coordinator:

Ms. Andrea Anderson
Assistant General Counsel
Craig Administrative Center
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11001
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1001

Information regarding WKU’s Title IX compliance, policies, and procedures may be found on the following websites: https://www.wku.edu/eoo/titleix/ and https://www.wku.edu/studentconduct/titlenine.php

Persons who have questions regarding any of the above may contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, Director and Title IX Deputy/Investigator, Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services via email at joshua.hayes@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5121.

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 Last Modified 8/16/19