Title IX at Dalton State College

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” – Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in an educational program or activity. Discrimination based on sex includes, but is not limited to, sexual misconduct, harassment, retaliation, dating or domestic violence, stalking, admissions, recruitment, financial aid, grading, housing, athletics, and employment.

How to Report

Dalton State is committed to upholding Title IX by responding to incidents with urgency and sensitivity and supporting complainants.

Our Title IX Coordinators

Dalton State Title IX Coordinators are responsible for ensuring our compliance with Title IX.

Garrett Burgner

Executive Director of Health & Wellness; Part-time Instructor of Physical Education

William Mast, M.Ed.

Associate Director of Student Conduct and Case Management

Responsibilities of a Title IX Coordinator

  • Compliance
  • Prevention and Awareness
  • Training
  • Investigations
  • Serve as an impartial representative of the institution
  • Answer questions and provide guidance about Title IX
  • Act as liaison to the state and federal agencies that enforce Title IX
  • Data Collection and Reporting

Inquiries about Title IX

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator listed above or can be referred to the U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education
Bldg.400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202-1100
[email protected]

If you wish to fill out a complaint form online with the agency, you may do so at: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html