Equal Opportunities in Education

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, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, 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 Margaret Wheeler, Title IX Coordinator, 800 W. Main, Hyer Hall 330, UW-Whitewater 262-472-1494 wheelerm@uww.edu or through the Dean of Students Office.

In accordance with Title IX regulations, the University has designated Margaret Wheeler 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. The Dean of Students office is responsible for receiving student complaints of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, sexual violence or other sexual misconduct, against other University students.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Margaret Wheeler
Title IX Coordinator
800 W. Main, Hyer Hall 330
UW-Whitewater
262-472-1494
wheelerm@uww.edu

Dean of Students Office
Hyer Hall 200
(262) 472-1533
Fax: (262) 472-1275
deanofstudents@uww.edu