20.24 / Designating University Title IX Coordinators and Associate Coordinators

  1. Purpose

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

  2. 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.

  3. Policy

    1. Title IX Coordinator

      Title IX Coordinator
      Human Resources Center 110
      (316) 978-5177
      sara.zafar@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 will be investigated. The Title IX Coordinator will receive complaints and provide information regarding available resources as well as reporting and resolution options. The Title IX Coordinator will also designate Deputy 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

      1. For athletics, contact:

        Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator Intercollegiate Athletics
        Charles Koch Arena, Room 201
        (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 Deputy Title IX Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX 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.

      2. For university employees and visitors contact:

        Executive Director Human Resources
        Human Resources Center, Room 117
        (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 Deputy Title IX Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX Coordinator.

      3. For university faculty contact:

        Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
        Office of Academic Affairs
        (316) 978-5054
        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 Deputy Title IX Coordinator will refer complainants to the Title IX Coordinator.

      4. For students contact:

        Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
        Rhatigan Student Center, Room 231
        (316) 978-6105
        alicia.newell@wichita.edu

        Students can contact the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Alicia Newell, for information about resources regarding complaints of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence and Stalking. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator will refer complaints to the Title IX Coordinator.

  4. Reporting

    To file a complaint of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship violence or stalking, contact the Title IX Coordinator. 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

  5. Related WSU Policies

    • 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