Title IX

Columbia Theological Seminary (CTS) is committed to creating and maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from unlawful discrimination based on sex in accordance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, Clery Act, and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Sexual Harassment and Retaliation under this Policy will not be tolerated by CTS and is grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including, permanent dismissal from CTS and/or termination of employment.

Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy

Reports, comments, and concerns should be reported to:

Jody D. Sauls (SaulsJ@ctsnet.edu), 404-687-4654
Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources
Office 112 Campbell Hall

Sharon Junn (JunnS@ctsnet.edu), 404-687-4557
Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Associate Director of Spirituality Programs
Office 204 Harrington Center

You may also contact:

Department of Education Office of Civil Rights
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100
www.ed.gov or www.ed.gov/about/contacts/gen/index.html

For those who do not wish to report sexual misconduct may speak confidentially with confidential employees:

Alina C. Bowie (BowieA@ctsnet.edu), 404-687-4569
Campus Minister/Director of Community Life
Office 214 Campbell Hall

Kathy L. Dawson (DawsonK@ctsnet.edu), 404-687-4579
Benton Family Associate Professor of Christian Education
Office 201 Richards Center

Our Title IX Team is listed HERE.

Title IX Training:

As required by OCR in §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) of the new Title IX Regulations of August 14, 2020, below are links to training materials:

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Investigator – Level 1

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Appellate Decision Maker

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Informal Resolution

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Coordinator

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX 101

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Decision Maker – Level 1

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Title IX Advisor

Posting for Review – 2022 Higher Ed Coordinator Bootcamp

Posting for Review – Higher Ed. – Investigator Level 1 – Two Day

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