About the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX
The Office of Civil Rights & Title IX was created in March 2021 to ensure students, faculty and staff are treated fairly with no discrimination or bias. The office is led by the Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX and is located in 118 Himes Hall, a central location on campus and an easily accessible space for students in need.
The LSU Office of Civil Rights & Title IX oversees the university’s compliance with:
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- Civil Rights
- The Jeanne Clery Act
- Title IX enforcement and procedures
Interim Vice President Jane Cassidy makes presentation to LSU Board of Supervisors
Jane Cassidy, Interim Vice President of Civil Rights & Title IX, presented "Response to the Husch Blackwell Report" to the LSU Board of Supervisors at its April 10 meeting.
LSU Begins Search for Civil Rights & Title IX Positions
In March, the newly formed LSU Office of Civil Rights & Title IX is adding to its staff:
- Assistant to the Vice President (Position R00054001)
- Civil Rights and Title IX Case Manager (Position R00054016)
- Civil Rights & Title IX Investigator (Position R00054002)
Interested candidates may learn more about these positions on the LSU Careers website.
A search firm is assisting with identifying a permanent candidate to serve as the Vice President for Civil Rights & Title IX. The office is also currently looking to staff additional positions of Title IX Investigator, Case Manager, and Assistant to the Vice President of Civil Rights & Title IX.
The Title IX Office is currently staffed with the Interim Vice President for Civil Rights & Title IX, a Title IX Coordinator, a Title IX Lead Investigator, a Graduate Assistant for Title IX, and the Director of The Lighthouse Program at LSU. In addition, the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX works closely with the Title IX Coordinators on other campuses.