Please join Bass, Berry & Sims attorney, Audrey Anderson, on an in-depth webinar alongside Bindu Jayne (Swarthmore College) and Patty Petrowski (University of Michigan) on a panel that explores the Title IX Final Rule, unveiling its expanded scope and implications. From the evolving landscape of gender equity in higher education to crucial compliance strategies, this webinar will help attorneys navigate the new era of Title IX enforcement.

This webinar will be held Friday, May 17 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. For additional information and registration details, please visit the NACUA website.

This webinar will discuss:

  • Definitions and jurisdiction, including expanded protections for LGBTQI+ and pregnant students;
  • Notification requirements and what triggers an institutional response;
  • The Title IX coordinator’s duties; requirements for pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions; and new training obligations for all employees and anyone involved in the grievance process;
  • Pre-hearing obligations, including content about complaints; initiating a complaint when there is an unwilling complainant; and supportive measures;
  • The formal and informal grievance process with respect to sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment;
  • Illustrative content from the preamble, ambiguities, and practical tips for college and university personnel as they begin to think about operationalizing the changes; and
  • Other content, including retroactivity, retaliation, preemption, and more.