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Retaliation is defined as the following by Title IX:

Retaliation against any individual for reporting, providing information, exercising one’s own rights or responsibilities, or otherwise being involved in the process of responding to, investigating, or addressing allegations or violations of federal, state or local law, or college policies, including, but not limited to, student conduct code provisions prohibiting discrimination and harassment. 


  • Demotion or prohibiting advancement due to a filed complaint
  • Firing, loss of benefits, or the like due to a filed complaint
  • Unfair treatment or discrimination due to a filed complaint