It is the policy of Claflin University to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which states, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery and sexual coercion.
Claflin University has a Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators assigned to comply with the “Governing Law” and to respond to inquiries concerning Title IX.
The Title IX Coordinator/a Deputy Coordinator and/or a Campus Police Investigator will meet with an individual who is considering filing a Title IX complaint. At that meeting, information will be provided regarding the process for filing a complaint.
Ms. Shirley Biggs
Director of Human Resources
Dr. Leroy A. Durant
VP Student Development & Services
Mrs. Leah Cromer
Senior Employee Relations Generalist
Mrs. Marilyn Stacey-Suggs
Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance
Dr. Patrick Stearns
Associate Professor of Mass Communications
Ms. Marilyn Gibbs- Drayton
Mr. Steve Pearson
Chief of Campus Police
Student Development and Services
Note: Please program these numbers in your phone in case of an emergency.