News from the Social Equity and Title IX Office

The Social Equity and Title IX Office newsletter for November 10 is now available to download and read. Included in the fall newsletter is information on the annual Title IX and Protection of Minors employee training, and notable programming offered by multiple campus partners.


“Creating Inclusive Spaces” Workshop for Faculty and Programming Staff

Hosted by the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, guest speaker and IUP alumnus Justin Brown will present a virtual workshop for IUP faculty and programming staff on Friday, October 23. The workshop will provide faculty and staff an opportunity to engage in conversations regarding DEI in the classroom and at campus events. 


Events Planned in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

The IUP Hispanic Heritage Council will host two main events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2020. Both are free and open to the entire campus community.

Candlelight Vigil Video Now Available from Racial Justice Coalition for Change

IUP's Racial Justice Coalition for Change continues its commitment to take a stand for racial justice, and invites you to view and share the latest video.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives: What's Going On at IUP

There are many areas where we can act now to grow a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture at IUP. Recent correspondence from the Social Equity and Title IX Office highlighted some of the initiatives planned for this academic year.

Stand for Racial Justice Video Now Available from Racial Justice Coalition for Change

IUP's Racial Justice Coalition for Change has created their first video to express its continued commitment to take a stand for racial justice. Please view, share, and become involved.


Message to Students, Employees, and University-Related Personnel From Your Title IX Coordinator

Elise Glenn, chief Diversity and Inclusion officer and Title IX coordinator, addresses IUP’s commitment to an educational and work environment free from any form of sexual discrimination or other prohibited sexual misconduct, plus policy changes, available resources, and support services.

Online Reporting Option for Incidents of Concern

Every person has the right to be heard, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania takes concerns and complaints very seriously. An online reporting option for incidents of concern can be found at the bottom of every IUP web page. Reports submitted through one of the incident forms are addressed through a coordinated university approach. These reporting forms are for non-emergency reporting only. If any person may be in danger, call 911 immediately. 


Message from Title IX Coordinator Regarding New Title IX Regulations

New regulations regarding Title IX have been released and will go into effect on August 14. Elise Glenn, chief diversity and inclusion officer/Title IX coordinator, addresses what these mean for IUP policies, procedures, and the university community.


Ramadan Awareness and Insight

Ramadan, observed by Muslims worldwide, will be from approximately April 23 to May 23 this year, with some dates overlapping finals week. Increased awareness and further insight into student life, especially during exams, is appreciated.

Latest Social Equity and Title IX Newsletter, April 21

The second-semester Social Equity and Title IX Newsletter is now available to download and read. Included in the latest issue is information on continued support by the office and notable programming by multiple campus partners. 

2020 Women's Leadership Award Winners Announced

Since 1986, the IUP Women’s Leadership awards have recognized women—both students and staff—for their outstanding leadership, service, academic excellence, and community contributions on and off campus.


From Your Title IX Coordinator: Continued Support and Reminders

Now that classes and other academic programs are being provided online and through alternative delivery methods, we in the Social Equity and Title IX Office want to remind members of our community that maintaining an academic program free from sexual or gender discrimination or misconduct remains a high priority for the university.


2020 IUP Women's Leadership Awards Applications Now Being Accepted

Students are invited to apply for the 2020 IUP Women’s Leadership Awards. Recipients are selected based on their campus leadership experience, academic excellence, and community achievements. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 6. Faculty and staff are asked to please spread the word and encourage students to apply.


A Message From Your Title IX Coordinator-Sexual Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Resources Available

Title IX Coordinator Elise Glenn and the staff at the Counseling Center and Haven Project are available to offer support and information that can provide help. Online resources and a reporting form are also available.

Reminder: Please Enter Events on CMS Calendars

Web maintainers, it’s a perfect time to begin entering your department or organization’s upcoming multicultural or civil rights awareness events into the IUP website CMS. Information for the weekly Social Equity and Title IX Event Digest are pulled from the online calendars, with work beginning soon on the second semester issues.