West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture by promoting diversity, inclusion, equality, and intercultural and intercommunity outreach. Accordingly, WVUH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, pregnancy, veteran status, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admission or employment.
What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal civil rights law, states:
“No person in the United States shall on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
What Does Title IX Do?
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all federally funded education programs and activities. Sex discrimination includes:
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Violence
Why is WVU Hospitals covered by Title IX?
WVUH has federally funded educational programs and is covered by Title IX.
Title IX covers “all of the operations” of a healthcare corporation having an “education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” All employees and all students are covered.
How Do I File a Complaint Regarding Discrimination on the Basis of Sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence)?
WVU Medicine – Morgantown
Complaints may be filed with the WVUH Title IX Coordinator:
Mark P. Frick
Director of Human Resources
West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc.
PO Box 8121
Morgantown, WV 26506-8121
Toll Free: 833-599-2100
United Hospital Center – Bridgeport
Complaints may be filed with the United Hospital Center Title IX Coordinator:
Title IX Coordinator