The Office for Gender Equity is dedicated to preventing, responding to, and remedying occurrences of gender-based misconduct throughout Bard College and its affiliated programs. To increase awareness of gender-based misconduct and cultivate a safe and proactive community, the Office for Gender Equity provides educational and preventative programming for employees and students. The Office for Gender Equity provides information and connection to services and support for individuals who have been impacted by gender-based misconduct, as well as accessible, prompt, thorough, and impartial methods of investigation and resolution of incidents of gender-based misconduct. The Office for Gender Equity is a resource for all members of the Bard community.
A Message from President Botstein
To students, faculty, staff, and all members of the Bard College Community:
Here is a link to Bard College's 2020-2021 Title IX/Gender-Based Misconduct Policy updated to reflect new mandatory regulations passed by the Department of Education in May 2020: https://www.bard.edu/genderequity/policy/
. By operation of law, the new policy is effective August 14, 2020.
Please contact Kimberly Gould, Title IX Coordinator, email@example.com
, with questions or concerns.
What Is Gender-Based Misconduct?
Gender-based misconduct includes sexual and gender-based harassment, gender-based discrimination, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, stalking, and intimate partner violence. Bard College prohibits gender-based misconduct and is committed to providing learning and working environments in which all individuals feel safe and are free to develop intellectually, professionally, and socially. For definitions of gender-based misconduct, please see the Gender-Based Misconduct Policy.
Contacts and Location
Kimberly I. Gould, J.D.
Title IX Coordinator
Sottery Hall, Room 103
Find Us in Sottery Hall
The Office for Gender Equity is located in Sottery Hall, between the RKC and the faculty parking lot.
Additional resources, including confidential on- and off-campus resources, can be found on our Reporting Options page.
|Kimberly I. Gould, J.D. |
Title IX Coordinator
Jacob Testa, J.D.
Director of Clery Compliance Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Gahagan 202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo by Pete Mauney '93 MFA '00
Students' Bill of Rights
All students have the right to:
- Make a report to local law enforcement and/or state police;
- Have disclosures of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault taken seriously; Make a decision about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the judicial or conduct process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure by the institution;
- Participate in a process that is fair, impartial, and provides adequate notice and a meaningful opportunity to be heard;