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Stanford proposes policies and procedures to comply with new federal Title IX regulations

To comply with the U.S. Department of Education’s newly issued regulations for how colleges and universities manage Title IX cases, Stanford has proposed a new Title IX process for adjudicating cases of prohibited sexual conduct.

The Stanford community is invited to comment on the university’s draft proposal. Feedback can be emailed here. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9.

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. The law also pertains to cases of sexual harassment and sexual assault. The U.S. Department of Education issued the new regulations on May 6, 2020, with the requirement that they be implemented on Aug. 14, 2020.

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