Responsible University Personnel
- Title IX Coordinator and Assistant Title IX Coordinators
The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator to whom it has delegated day-to-day responsibility for this Policy. Contact information for the University’s Title IX Coordinator is below:
Allison Brady, Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator
Office location: Founders House 101
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for implementing and monitoring compliance with Title IX, VAWA, and the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act on behalf of the University. This includes coordination of training, education, communications, and administration of grievance procedures for the handling of suspected or alleged violations of this Policy. The Title IX Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining documentation of all reports of incidents of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, and interpersonal violence, and for establishing a protocol for recordkeeping of such incidents.
In addition, the following members of the University community have been designated to assist with the development, enforcement, and compliance of this Policy:
Ann Chan, Vice President for Human Resources and Assistant Title IX Coordinator
Office location: Eckhart Hall 105C
Jim Hamad, Vice President for Athletics and Assistant Title IX Coordinator
Office location: Alumni Hall 247
Chris Smith, Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Campus Life, and Assistant Title IX Coordinator
Office location: Founders House 105
Any inquiries regarding Title IX, the Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act, or the University’s Policy should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or to one of the Assistant Title IX Coordinators identified above.
Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for additional information.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Chicago District Office
1500 West Madison Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60661