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Kalamazoo College is committed to ensuring an academic and work environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. To that end, the College prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

Kalamazoo College’s Policy Against Harassment prohibits sex discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, as well as sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. This commitment applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment in Kalamazoo College programs and activities.

Office of Gender Equity and Access

As part of Kalamazoo College’s commitment to equity and access, the Office of Gender Equity and Access aspires to be part of advancing a culture of equity and support and fostering a climate that values respect, dignity, and safety free from retaliation. Serving as a resource for faculty, students, staff, and K community members, the Office is responsible for oversight and coordination of Kalamazoo College’s compliance with Title IX, Section 504, and other laws that prohibit sex discrimination and harassment. This includes:

  • Ensuring prompt, equitable, and impartial processes for all students, faculty, and staff under the Policy Against Harassment.
  • Coordinating effective, supportive responses to reports of discrimination and harassment under the Policy Against Harassment.
  • Facilitating the implementation of supportive measures and other accommodations.
  • Conducting initial assessments and overseeing investigations of reports of discrimination/harassment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, as well as reports of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Identifying and addressing patterns of complaints.
  • Collaborating with other offices to assess the campus climate around issues of sex discrimination and sexual misconduct.
  • Collaborating with other offices to offer awareness campaigns and evidenced-informed prevention programs.
  • Collaborating with Athletics and other offices to advance gender equity in sports.
  • Investigating and resolving disability related grievances under the Student Disability Grievance Procedure.
  • Providing oversight of Kalamazoo College’s Minors on Campus Policy.

Submit a Report or Concern

Reports may be submitted in person, by mail, by telephone, by electronic mail, or through Kalamazoo College’s reporting form. Reports may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the telephone number, email, online reporting form, or by mail to the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be submitted in person at the Office of Gender Equity and Access during or after business hours.

Report to the Title IX Coordinator:

Tanya Jachimiak
Director, Office of Gender Equity and Access
Title IX Coordinator
Upjohn Library Commons, Room 217
1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006,
269.337.7480

Tanya.Jachimiak@kzoo.edu

Reporting Form

Additional Reporting Options:

Renee Boelcke
Associate Vice President, Human Resources
269.337.7248
Renee.Boelcke@kzoo.edu

Tim Young
Director of Campus Safety
269.337.5739
Timothy.Young@kzoo.edu

Danette Ifert Johnson
Provost
269.337.7162
Danette.Johnson@kzoo.edu

Katie Miller
Assistant Athletic Director/Head Coach, Women’s Basketball/Senior Woman Administrator
269.337.5752
Katherine.Miller@kzoo.edu