Title IX Office

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 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 subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

University Policies

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Cat Riley, PhD.
Executive Director of Title IX

Valerie Dufort, M.ED
Title IX Investigator

Christina Hadley
Asst. Director of Education

Stephany Steger
Administrative Assistant

Non-Discrimination Statement

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities.  Liberty University maintains its Christian mission and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives.  The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Executive Director of Title IX at (434) 592-4999 or TitleIX@liberty.edu.

Title IX/Sex
Cat Riley, PhD.
Executive Director of Title IX
(434) 592-4999

Title IX/Sex—Graduate & Online Students
Russell Monroe, Ed.S.
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(434) 592-6488

Title IX/Sex—School of Law Students
David Miller, MA
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(434) 592-3396

Title IX/Sex—College of Osteopathic Medicine Students
Linda Mintle, PhD.
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(434) 592-7386

Title IX/Sex & Disability—Human Resources/Employment
Steve Foster
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(434) 592-7330

Title IX—Athletics
Erin Hagen
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
(434) 592-4951

US Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Customer Service Hotline: (800) 421-3481
Fax: (202) 453-6012
TDD: (877) 521-2172