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Note: This language is part of Point Park University's Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking.

TITLE IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

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Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual misconduct is a form of sex discrimination and therefore violates Title IX.

Point Park University has appointed several trained individuals to oversee the implementation of all

Title IX obligations, including prevention and awareness programs, training employees on their rights and duties under Title IX, investigating any reports of possible sexual misconduct, and providing resolution for all violations of Title IX.

For information about Title IX compliance, please contact the University's Title IX coordinator, Elizabeth H. Rosemeyer at 412-392-3980 or You may also contact any deputy Title IX coordinator, listed below.

Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators

The Title IX coordinator oversees the University's overall response to sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking. The coordinator, along with the deputy coordinators, can accept reports of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking and will take actions necessary to end any reported discrimination and to prevent its recurrence. The coordinators also serve as decision makers regarding any sanctions or remedies imposed in the event a violation of the Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking has occurred.

Elizabeth H. Rosemeyer, Title IX; 412.392.3980

Keith Paylo, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Students):; 412-392-3862

Lisa Stefanko, Vice President of Human Resources and Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Staff):; 412-392-4727

James Thomas, Associate Provost and Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Faculty):; 412-392-3983

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be made externally to:

Philadelphia Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
The Wanamaker Building
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
Main Line: (215) 656-8541
Fax: (215) 656-8605

Link to Complaint form at Department Of Education

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Contact: EEOC contact link

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Under VAWA, the University is required to:

  1. Report domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in addition to crimes required to be reported by all universities under the Clery Act;
  2. Adopt certain student discipline procedures, such as for notifying individuals who report being subject to sexual misconduct of their rights; and
  3. Adopt certain policies to address and prevent campus sexual violence, including training of students and personnel.