Title IX – Sexual Misconduct Prevention

About Title IX

Title IX is the federal law that intended to end discrimination on the basis of sex and gender in all areas of an educational institution receiving federal funds, essentially removing and reducing barriers and access to educational opportunities. 

Title IX Coordinators

Sexual Misconduct Policy

It is the policy of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University to investigate and promptly seek the equitable resolution of allegations of sexual misconduct in violation of the Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Policy and Procedures


Resources to file a report and to confidentially discuss your reporting options.

File a Report

Student Resources

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University are committed to providing the best educational environment for all students and has several resources available related to Title IX incidents or concerns.


Faculty and Staff Resources

Faculty and staff play an important role in preventing and responding to sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking on campus. Through instruction, community engagement and student support, you have opportunities to foster a safe and supportive community. In addition to these opportunities, you also have a responsibility to report any act of sexual misconduct.


Pregnant and Parenting Students

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals enjoy freedom from discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of sex, as mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Sex discrimination, which can include discrimination based on pregnancy, marital status, or parental status, is prohibited and illegal in admissions, educational programs and activities, hiring, leave policies, employment policies, and health insurance coverage.


Hearing Panel

Allegations of student sexual misconduct are typically heard and resolved by a hearing panel composed of trained staff and faculty from the campus communities.

Hearing Panel Members

College of Saint Benedict
Title IX Coordinator:

Tamara Hennes-Vix
[email protected]

Saint John’s University

(including School of Theology and Seminary)

Interim Title IX Coordinator:

Patricia Weishaar
Director Student Services
[email protected]