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What is Title IX?

  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on gender in education programs and activities in federally funded schools at all levels. Essentially, no student can be excluded, denied opportunities or benefits, separated, or treated differently based on their gender.
  • Title IX protects those at the institution including all students, employees, potential students and employees from any type of discrimination. This includes discrimination based on gender identity, not conforming to traditional male or female gender roles and sexual orientation, nationality, race, disability, or pregnancy.
  • Title IX includes dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Unless authorized to do so under Title IX, no one may discriminate on the basis of the traits listed above.
  • Under Title IX, an institution is obligated to designate a Title IX Coordinator. Dodge City Community College Title IX Co-coordinators are:

Jay Kinzer, PhD

Vice President of Student Services and Risk Management | Title IX Co-Coordinator


Jane Holwerda, PhD

Vice President of Academic Affairs | Title IX Co-Coordinator


Kristi Ohlschwager

Assistant Vice President of Administration and Human Resources | Title IX Co-Coordinator

You may also contact Compliance@dc3.edu for concerns.