Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination.
Because Union University accepts federal student loans, Union is committed to the fulfillment of the Title IX requirements.
Union University is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, including discrimination based upon sex. The University provides support and resources to students, faculty, and staff to address concerns related to sex discrimination. To this end, the University has appointed Kimberly Thornbury, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students as the Title IX Coordinator. Retaliation against an individual who has filed a complaint under Title IX is prohibited and the University will take strong action if it occurs. As Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Thornbury has the following responsibilities:
Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator:
Kimberly Thornbury, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305