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20.24 / Designating University Title IX Coordinators and Associate Coordinators

Purpose:
The purpose of this statement is to designate the University officials who have primary responsibility for Title IX compliance.

Preamble:
Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. In an effort to put in place and coordinate efforts to comply with and carry out institutional responsibilities under Title IX, the University is promulgating this policy.

Policy Statement:

1.  Title IX Coordinator

 
Dr. Natasha M. Stephens

Title IX Coordinator

Morrison Hall, 109H

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0138

(316) 978-5177

natasha.stephens@wichita.edu

Duties and Responsibilities: Monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communication and administration of all related policies and procedures. Complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex that are reported to the Title IX Coordinator, the Associate Director of Human Resources for Employee Relations or the Assistant Vice President for Student Advocacy, Intervention and Accountability will be investigated. The Title IX Coordinator will designate Title IX Deputy Coordinators to serve as first-line responders for allegations by receiving complaints and providing information regarding available resources, reporting and resolution options. The Title IX Coordinator will also designate Associate Coordinators in specific academic and administrative units to conduct outreach and provide information about addressing complaints of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking.

2.  Title IX Deputy Coordinators

a. For students


Mandy Hambleton

Assistant Vice President for Student Advocacy, Intervention and Accountability

170 Grace Wilkie Annex

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0132

(316) 978-6681

mandy.hambleton@wichita.edu 

If you have a complaint against a WSU student for sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence or stalking, you should contact the Assistant Vice President for Student Advocacy, Intervention and Accountability. The Assistant Vice President for Student Advocacy, Intervention and Accountability, Mandy Hambleton, is the designee for Title IX compliance for matters involving students, including training, education, communication and administration of investigation procedures for all complaints against WSU students. The Title IX Deputy Coordinator can also designate and train selected Student Affairs staff to serve as investigators, under her supervision and as needed.

b.
For university employees and visitors


Matthew A. Johnston

Associate Director of Human Resources

Human Resources Center, Room 117

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0015

(316) 978-6123

matthew.johnston@wichita.edu 

If you have a complaint against a WSU employee or a visitor to campus for sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence or stalking, you should contact the Office of Human Resources. The Associate Director of Human Resources, Matthew Johnston, is the designee for Title IX compliance matters involving complaints against employees and visitors, including training, education, communication and administration of investigation procedures. Students with complaints regarding employees or visitors should contact Matthew Johnston. The Title IX Deputy Coordinator can also designate and train selected Human Resources staff to serve as investigators, under his supervision and as needed.

3.  Title IX Associate Coordinators

a. For athletics


Rebecca Endicott

Senior Associate Athletic Director and
   Senior Women's Administrator Intercollegiate Athletics

Charles Koch Arena, Room 201

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0018

(316) 978-5534

becky.endicott@wichita.edu

Student-athletes, coaches or administrators can contact Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Women's Administrator, Rebecca Endicott, for information about resources regarding complaints of
sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking. The Associate Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX Coordinator or the appropriate Title IX Deputy Coordinator. If you have a complaint about gender equity in the WSU athletics programs, you should contact the Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Women's Administrator, Rebecca Endicott, who is the designee for the Title IX compliance in matters related to gender equity in the WSU athletics programs.

b. For university employees and visitors 


Judy Espinoza

Director of Human Resources

Human Resources Center, Room 117

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0015

(316) 978-3540

judy.espinoza@wichita.edu

Employees and visitors can contact the Director of Human Resources, Judy Espinoza, for information about resources regarding complaints of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking. The Associate Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX Coordinator or the appropriate Title IX Deputy Coordinator. 

c. For university faculty 


Dr. Linnea GlenMaye

Associate Vice President

Office of Academic Affairs

1845 Fairmount St.

Wichita, KS 67260-0013

(316) 978-3540

linnea.glenmaye@wichita.edu

Faculty members can contact the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Linnea GlenMaye, for information about resources regarding complaints of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking. The Associate Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX Coordinator or the appropriate Title IX Deputy Coordinator.

Reporting:
To file a complaint of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence or stalking, contact one of the persons above, depending on who the complaint is against (employee, visitor or student). To report a sex-related crime that occurred on University property, contact: 

WSU Police Department
Campus Police Building
1845 Fairmount St.
Wichita, KS 67260-0003
(316) 978-3450

Additional Resources:

WSU C.A.R.E (Campus Assault Resources & Education) provides a list of on-campus and off-campus resources, information on your rights and the Title IX investigative process.

WSU Policies and Procedures Manual

3.02 / Notice of Nondiscrimination
3.06 / Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy for Employees and Visitors
3.19 / Prohibition of Retaliation
8.16 / Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy for Students

Implementation:
This policy shall be included in the WSU Policies and Procedures Manual and shared with appropriate constituencies of the University.

Effective Date:
September 15, 2011

Revision Date:
December 1, 2011
January 24, 2014
March 10, 2015
March 25, 2016

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