Virtual Zoom Meeting
Title IX for Researchers
Julie Caron, Associate Vice President and Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, Global Diversity & Inclusion
Cosponsored: Global Diversity & Inclusion and Research & Graduate Studies
This remote workshop specifically addresses gender and sex discrimination and harassment that are relevant to research settings.Â Â The training will provide faculty with the information and tools necessary to recognize, prevent, and respond to sexual harassment and sexual assault. this workshop is required for PIs with grants from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and NASA. Interactive scenariosÂ are situated in STEM disciplines. Content is relevant to those supervising lab or other experiential work.
What is the Title IX for Researchers' requirement?
The National Science Foundation has implemented a new policy on sexual harassment (https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/issuances/in144.pdf) requiring awardee institutions to report findings and determinations of sexual harassment and for PIs to receive appropriate training on sexual harassment. The National Institutes of Health and NASA will likely implement similar policies shortly. PSU is complying with these funding requirements by working with the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion to offer periodic Title IX for Researchers workshop.
Who is required to have Title IX for Researchers training?
Principle and Co-Principle Investigators with funding from NSF, NIH, or NASA are required to attend this training.