​​Title IX


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states:


"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."

Learn more or get resources at TitleIX.com: https://www.titleix.com

Resources for Responding and Reporting

Title IX Coordinator:

Troy Seppelt, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Deputy Titile IX Coordinator, is the Interim Title IX Coordinator. This role has primary responsibility for coordinating University Title IX compliance efforts, including oversight of implementation and monitoring of Title IX policy; coordination of training, education, and communications; and administration of grievance procedures regarding sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault.

Office Location: 212 Old Main
Office Phone: 715-346-2611

Title IX Investigators: Individuals who investigate sexual harassment cases at UW-Stevens Point. Individuals are trained through ATIXA.

Terri Frank, Human Resources
Brittany Hook, Dean of Students
Ann Ninnemann, Athletics
Rebecca Rogge, Dean of Students
Lisa Schaufenbuel, Human Resources

Compliance:


The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) is committed to fostering an environment that is safe, respectful, and inclusive to all and to educate all employees on these important issues. In addition, we are obligated, under Regent policy and federal regulations, to ensure our employees are informed on the issues of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence.

Employees and students are provided training to follow Title IX requirements and report Title IX violations.

For more information, see the Equity and Affirmative Action and Title IX About webpage and the HR Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Prevention webpage.

Complaint procedure:

  • Complaints against students can originate with the Title IX Coordinator but should be referred to the Dean of Students office for processing in accordance with Chapter UWS 17.

  • Complaints against faculty can originate with the Title IX Coordinator and be investigated by their designee but must be consistent with Chapters UWS 4, 6 & 7.

  • Complaints against members of the academic staff can originate with the Title IX Coordinator and be investigated by their designee but must be consistent with Chapters UWS 11 & 13.

  • Complaints brought against affiliated members of the university can originate with the Title IX coordinator. The policy should note the limited ability of the university to respond to such complaints.

  • Complaints may also be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

Source: Title IX Policy Guidance, UW System General Counsel, November 2013