Title IX

Title IX

What is Title IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.

“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.”

Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, such as rape, sexual assault, sexual battery and/or sexual coercion.

SUNY Maritime College is committed to promptly responding to and addressing complaints of sex discrimination, as required by Title IX. Faculty, staff, and administrators who receive complaints or have knowledge of sexual harassment or any form of sexual violence are obligated to report complaints to one of the Title IX Deputy Coordinators/Title IX Coordinator below.

If the accused individual is a student, the complaint should be reported to one of the individuals below

  1. William Imbriale
    Interim Dean of Student Affairs
    Baylis Hall
    Email: wimbriale@sunymaritime.edu
    Phone: 718-409-7348
  1. Ms. Catie Hanft
    Deputy Commandant of Cadets Regiment
    1st Deck D Dorm
    Email: chanft@sunymaritime.edu
    Phone: 718-409-7442
  1. Ms. Tina Prendergast
    Director of Residential Life
    Baylis Hall
    Email: tprendergast@sunymaritime.edu
    Phone: 718-409-7452
  1. Mr. Myron Pryjmak Chief of Police
    University Police Front Gate
    Email: mpryjmak@sunymaritime.edu
    Phone: 718-409-7305
  1. Ms. Arianne Romeo
    Assistant Dean of Student Life & Orientation
    Student Affairs
    Baylis Hall
    Email: aromeo@sunymaritime.edu
    Phone: 718-409-2904

If the accused individual is an employee or a visitor, the complaint should be reported to:Title IX Coordinator

1.   Ms. Lu-Ann Plaisance
      Assistant Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer
      Human Resource Services
      McMurray Hall Rm. 209
      Email: lplaisance@sunymaritime.edu
      Phone: 718-409-7302

The protections of Title IX also extend to sexual harassment and sexual assault or violence that impairs or interferes with access to equitable educational and employment opportunities. Title IX is applicable to all members of the campus community, individuals doing business with the campus, those utilizing campus facilities, those who engage in volunteer activities or work activities in connection with or for SUNY Maritime College.