Title IX at Utica College

TITLE IX



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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Coordinators



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 for Diversity and Inclusion
315-792-3100 or avarga@utica.edu
 

Investigators:

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

Carl Lohmann
Director of Student Conduct
& Community Standard

Bethany Samuels
Associate Director for Student Success

Kristin St. Hilaire
Head Coach-Women's Lacrosse

Anthony Villanti
Executive Director for Development

Lesley Wallace
Director, Employment and Retention

John Williams
Campus Safety Sergeant

Pat Collea
Campus Safety Sergeant

Ken White
Campus Safety Sergeant

John Martello
Campus Safety Sergeant

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