Title IX at Utica College


What Is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 was the first comprehensive federal law to prohibit sex discrimination against students and employees of educational institutions.

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Title IX Coordinator:

Oversees all complaints of sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, and sexual misconduct, and identifies and addresses any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator is the central repository of Title IX knowledge on the campus, and is responsible for the design and implementation of education around Title IX for the Utica College community.
Lisa Green
Vice President for Human Resources
and Personnel Development
315-792-3276 or lcgreen@utica.edu   

Deputy Title IX Coordinator:

Report to the Title IX Coordinator, and serve as support to the Title IX Coordinator. Each Deputy Coordinator assists with incoming student complaints, as well as the design and implementation of education around Title IX for the Utica College community.

David Fontaine
Director of Athletics and
Physical Education
315-792-3050 or dsfontai@utica.edu
Alane Varga
Dean of Diversity and Student Development
315-792-3100 or avarga@utica.edu


Members of the college community who are trained to investigate acts of sexual gender based misconduct. Each investigator understands the importance of confidentiality, and will only share findings with the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s).

Michele Davis
Senior Women’s Administrator

Joseph Gutowski
Director of Student Activities

Halina Lotyczewski
Director of Career Services

Carl Lohmann
Director of Student Conduct
& Community Standard

Linda Madore
Director of Human Resources

Samantha O'Neil
Academic Coaching Expert for Business & Nursing Students

Kristin Phelps
Employment Specialist

Derek Pooley
Assistant Director of Residence Life

Bethany Samuels
Academic Advisor for Health Professions & Education

Dan Shanley
Senior Assistant Director of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Communications

Anthony Villanti
Executive Director for Development

Lesley Wallace
Senior Manger of Employment and Retention

(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502