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Title IX at Limestone College

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects students and others from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states that:

"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 program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

In compliance with Title IX, Limestone College prohibits discrimination in employment as well as in all programs and activities on the basis of sex. Limestone College also prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence.

Title IX covers all aspects of education programs and the treatment of students, including, but not limited to: admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, student treatment and services, counseling and guidance, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, vocational education, recreation, physical education, athletics, housing and employment.

Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct.

In accordance with Title IX regulations, Limestone College has designated the following Title IX Co-Coordinators:

Stacey Mason
Dean of Student Success

Cooper East 110
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340
(864) 488-4540

Robert Overton
Dean of Student Life

Dixie 201
1115 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29340
(864) 488-4543

If you have a complaint against a Limestone College student, faculty, staff, or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact one of the Title IX Co-Coordinators or Designated Deputy Coordinators.

All complaints received by the Title IX Co-Coordinator will be investigated promptly and equitably and the results of the investigation will be shared with both parties.

For more information about Limestone College’s policies which are in accordance with Title IX, policies prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment, and for a detailed description of the grievance procedures please visit