Title IX and Sexual Misconduct at Monroe College

Monroe College is committed to providing students and employees with a safe environment in which to learn, live, and work – one that cultivates equality and mutual respect, and is free from any form of sexual discrimination, violence, harassment, or misconduct. A Title IX Administrator and Title IX Coordinators on the Bronx and New Rochelle campuses are available to all members of the college community, and serve as resources for any Title IX related questions or concerns. Such matters include, but are not limited to: dating violence, domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking. 

To report an incident to the College, please call one of our Title IX Coordinators below. If you prefer, you may submit a report, which may be completed anonymously. The form can be found online here.

Jamie Kopchynski, Title IX Coordinator, New Rochelle Campus
Telephone: (914) 740-6733 
Email: jkopchynski@monroecollege.edu

Jeannette Slim, Title IX Coordinator, Bronx Campus
Telephone: (646) 393-8547
Email: jslim@monroecollege.edu

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance. The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Title IX applies to traditional educational institutions such as colleges, universities, including SUNY campuses. Under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, colleges and universities are required to develop procedures to respond to claims of sexual harassment. 

Title IX 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 education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” For more information regarding Monroe College’s full Title IX Policy, please view the Code of Conduct and Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Enough is Enough

New York State has the most aggressive policy in the nation to fight against sexual assault on college campuses. By standing up and saying “Enough is Enough,” we made a clear and bold statement that sexual violence is a crime, and students can be assured they have a right to have it investigated and prosecuted as one.

The new “Enough is Enough” legislation requires all colleges to adopt a set of comprehensive procedures and guidelines, including a uniform definition of affirmative consent, a statewide amnesty policy, and expanded access to law enforcement. With this law, we will better protect all of New York’s college students from rape and sexual assault. The New York State Enough is Enough website can be found here.