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Washington State University Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation

Title IX Coordinators

LEAD TITLE IX COORDINATOR

The Lead Title IX Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the university’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX and its implementing regulations;
  • Coordinating the investigation of all complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex;
  • Providing yearly training to the other Title IX administrators on WSU specific practices;
  • Providing consultations and making recommendations to university departments regarding Title IX compliance, including, but not limited to, providing review and recommendations on:
    • Employment practices
    • Single-sex courses/extracurricular activities
    • Admissions, recruitment, and/or advising practices
  • Reviewing Title IX materials, pamphlets, trainings, communications, and other documents to ensure compliance with Title IX;
  • Ensuring WSU grievance procedures comply with Title IX;
  • Coordinating employee climate surveys, related to Title IX;
  • Developing and coordinating employee trainings on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct;
  • Providing Title IX training to Deputy Title IX Coordinators and/or liaisons on a yearly basis;
  • Record-keeping of Title IX complaints and monitoring for patterns; and
  • Analyzing data and developing reports.

Holly Ashkannejhad 
Director of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation
Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation
509-335-8288
crci@wsu.edu
Washington State University
French Admin 225
Pullman, WA 99164-1022
Fax – (509) 335-5483


DEPUTY TITLE IX COORDINATORS – STUDENT AFFAIRS

Student Affairs helps ensure WSU’s compliance with Title IX by:

  • Referring complaints to CRCI as appropriate;
  • Coordinating academic and support services for students, including for students experiencing Title IX concerns and who are pregnant and parenting;
  • Coordinating interim measures for reporting and responding parties, which may include, but is not limited to, coordinating housing, support resources, and/or academic/work schedules;
  • Coordinating primary prevention and awareness training for new students;
  • Receiving training on Title IX from CRCI or external resources on a yearly basis;
  • Administering the student campus climate survey; and
  • Delegating the above tasks as appropriate within Student Affairs – if delegated, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the delegate is trained and knowledgeable about their specific responsibilities. Delegates may be identified as a Title IX Liaison, in order to appropriately identify them to students.

Jill Creighton
Associate Vice President, Dean of Students
Office of the Dean of Students
509-335-5757
jill.creighton@wsu.edu


 

Domanic Thomas
WSU Vancouver
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
360-546-9788
domanic.thomas@wsu.edu


Chris Meiers
WSU Tri Cities
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
509-372-7381
chris.meiers@wsu.edu


James Mohr
WSU Spokane
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
509-358-7526
james.mohr@wsu.edu

 


Debbie O’Donnell
WSU Global Campus
Director of Marketing & Student Services
509-335-4680
debrao@wsu.edu

 


TITLE IX – HRS

Human Resource Services
509-335-4521
hrs@wsu.edu

HRS helps ensure WSU’s compliance with Title IX by:

  • Providing information on WSU processes for reporting, as well as resource information, on request;
  • Providing advice and recommendations regarding Title IX Compliance for employees to CRCI, HRS, the Office of the Provost, and/or the Faculty Senate, as needed;
  • Referring complaints to CRCI as appropriate;
  • Serving as a knowledge expert regarding interim measures and sanctioning processes in employee investigations;
  • Providing support, recommendations, and review for equity in employment compensation, search processes, and job descriptions.

TITLE IX – ATHLETICS

Athletics helps ensure WSU’s compliance with Title IX by:

  • Coordinating Title IX training and education for student athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators and staff;
  • Coordinating, delegating, and/or participating in Title IX compliance reviews relating to equity in Athletics, including but not limited to:
    • Student interests and abilities
    • Athletic benefits and opportunities
    • Athletic financial assistance
    • Compensation equity
    • Facilities equity
    • Policy equity
  • Coordinating athletics related interim measures;
  • Referring complaints to CRCI as appropriate; and
  • Delegating the above tasks as appropriate within Athletics.

Anne McCoy
Deputy Director of Athletics
Athletics
509-335-7149
amccoy@wsu.edu