​City University of New York (CUNY) Baruch College Title IX Violations

​At the City University of New York (CUNY) Baruch College they seek to foster an environment that protects students, staff, and faculty from the many forms of sexually based discrimination. They have established a Sexual Harassment Policy that details what types of conduct are prohibited. In addition, it addresses concerns relating to sexual assault, gender-bias, domestic and dating violence, and stalking. Their Office of Diversity Compliance and Equity Initiatives is responsible for these issues that are potential violations of federal Title IX guidelines.

Title IX Provisions and Right to Free Speech

Is the government infringing on the rights to free speech by prohibiting speech that reflects gender bias or otherwise expresses sexually-based opinions? The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has clarified that their intentions are in no way to restrict freedom of speech. Their aim is to maintain an educational environment that is free from hostilities. Comments and opinions of a derogatory nature, including those that are gender-based, are actions that run contrary to the goal of maintaining an environment free from discrimination. Debate and freedom of expression, ideals, and beliefs is encouraged; however, certain types of speech easily cross into forms of abuse or threats.

The City University of New York Students' Bill of Rights

The CUNY administration created a Stud