Title IX Policy

It is the policy of Lander University to prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, pregnancy, religion, sex, veteran's status, and genetic information in regard to the administration of all campus programs, services and activities including intercollegiate athletics, and the admission of students, employment actions, or other sponsored activities and programs including obligations of Title IX.

"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."

To ensure compliance with Title IX, the President of the University has designated the following as the Title IX Team for Lander University:

  • Jeannie McCallum has been designated Title IX Coordinator. Jeannie is also the Director of Human Resources and the EEO/ADA Coordinator for employees. The Coordinator has the primary oversight responsibilities for developing, adopting and/or assuring the dissemination of the University's nondiscrimination policy and for making the policy available to the Faculty, Staff, Students, and Public.
  • Tracy Clifton has been designated as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students. Tracy Clifton has been designated as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator for students. She is located within the Office of Student Affairs and will disseminate the policy to students as required.
  • Kent Atkins has been designated as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletic Programs and Activities. Kent is also Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA compliance and internal operations and will make the policy available to student athletes and athletic staff as required and ensure full compliance with the NCAA.

Everyone shares in the individual responsibility and obligation to ensure and protect our campus community is free from any form of illegal discrimination. This includes all students, employees and any other individual on our campus. All individuals are expected and required to report any concerns immediately.

Visit the Title IX Complaint Form or email to TitleIX@lander.edu

How to contact the Title IX Staff

Jeannie McCallum
Title IX Coordinator
Office of Human Resources
511 Willson Street
864-388-8053
jmccallum@lander.edu

Tracy Clifton            
Title IX Deputy Coordinator    
for Students             
Grier Student Center GC-346
864-388-8055            
tclifton@lander.edu

Kent Atkins
Title IX Deputy Coordinator
for Athletic Programs
Horne Arena
864-388-8818
katkins@lander.edu

Additional resources and links


Individuals with inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may also contact the Office of Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Region IV (Ala., Fla., Ga., Ky., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tenn.)
Atlanta Federal Center
Suite 3B70
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-8909

Phone: 404-562-7886
Email: OCR.Mail@hhs.gov (for non-privacy related inquiries)