Amherst College’s Comments on the Proposed Title IX Regulations

January 31, 2019 — Read the letter submitted to Secretary Betsy DeVos, U.S. Department of Education, from President Biddy Martin detailing Amherst College’s comments on the proposed Title IX Regulations.

Title IX Explained

August 26, 2016

Laurie Frankl, Title IX Coordinator, talks about Title IX and what it means for students and other members of the campus community.

Title IX—part of a 1972 federal education law—prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex discrimination. Amherst College is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, including based upon sex.

Laurie Frankl is the Title IX Coordinator at Amherst. Her job is to oversee the college's compliance with Title IX.

How to Reach the Title IX Coordinator

Laurie Frankl, Title IX Coordinator

Laurie Frankl
Converse 105
PO Box: AC# 2229

She is available during regular office hours.

Her responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring prompt and equitable resolutions of complaints
  • Overseeing a centralized reporting process for all sexual harassment and misconduct allegations on campus
  • Tracking and monitoring these allegations
  • Coordinating training, education and prevention efforts

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

All are available during regular office hours.

Title IX Training Registration for Faculty & Staff