Student Handbook

Equal Opportunities in Education

Title IX of the Higher Education Act at the UW-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UWW) is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free of sexual misconduct. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq., and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of Federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. A number of different acts fall into the category of sexual violence, including rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual coercion. All such acts of sexual violence are forms of sexual harassment covered under Title IX. Inquiries or complains may be addressed to Elizabeth Ogunsola, Title IX Coordinator, Hyer Hall 330, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI, Phone: 262-472-5669, ogunsole@uww.edu or Mary Beth Mackin, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Students, Hyer Hall 200, Phone: 262-472-1533, mackinm@uww.edu.

In accordance with Title IX regulations, the University has designated Elizabeth Ogunsola as the University’s Title IX Coordinator. She is charged with monitoring compliance with these regulations.  Questions regarding Title IX, as well as concerns and complaints of non-compliance, may be directed to her. She is responsible for receiving employees’ complaints of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, sexual violence or other sexual misconduct, against other employees. Mary Beth Mackin, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, is responsible for receiving student complaints of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, sexual violence or other sexual misconduct, against other University students.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Elizabeth Ogunsola

Title IX Coordinator

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Hyer Hall 335

Phone:  262-472-5669

Email:  ogunsole@uww.edu

 

Mary Beth Mackin

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Dean of Students

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Hyer Hall 200

Phone:  262-472-1533

Email:  mackinm@uww.edu