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Title IX

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Sex

DePaul University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, which includes gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status and family relationship status, in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in employment, as well as in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus). The protection against discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual violence and gender based dating and domestic violence and stalking. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator

Karen E. Tamburro
Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
Loop: 14 East Jackson Ste 800
LPC: 131 Levan
Phone: 312.362.8970
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
ktamburr@depaul.edu || titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu

The Title IX Coordinator is designated with primary responsibility to monitor and oversee overall campus-wide implementation of Title IX including training, education, communications and administration of complaint procedures for faculty, staff, students and third parties in the areas of Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking.

Deputy Title IX Coordinators

The Title IX Coordinator is supported by Deputy Title IX Coordinators.  Deputy Title IX Coordinators are available to offer assistance with respect to prevention and response.  Deputy Title IX Coordinators are appropriately trained regarding sexual and relationship violence.  Contact information for the Deputy Title IX Coordinators is:

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Dean of Students (Ashley Knight)
773-325-7290
deanofstudents@depaul.edu
aknight@depaul.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Staff
Assistant Director, Employee Relations (Gianna Bellavia-Johnson)
312-362-8506
gbellavi@depaul.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Faculty
Associate Provost for Student Success and Accreditation, Academic Affairs (Caryn Chaden)
312-362-8885
cchaden@depaul.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Senior Associate Athletic Director, Athletics (Kathryn Statz)
773-325-7502
kstatz@depaul.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Enrollment Management
Compliance Director, Financial Aid (Agnes Roche)
312-362-5024
aroche2@depaul.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Compliance
Director, Compliance (Emily Opalski)
312-362-5310
eopalski@depaul.edu

How to File a Title IX Complaint

To file a Title IX complaint, contact Title IX Coordinator Karen E. Tamburro at her loop office: 14 East Jackson Ste 800, or her Lincoln Park Office: 131 Levan, by phone (312) 362-8970 or email: ktamburr@depaul.edu or titleixcoordinator@depaul.edu.

The Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and procedures describes the complaint procedure: http://policies.depaul.edu/policy/policy.aspx?pid=299. The complaint form is located at: http://offices.depaul.edu/diversity/about/forms/Pages/allegation-form.aspx