SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE
FAU TITLE IX COORDINATORS

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, provides as follows:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance….” 

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, as further described in FAU Regulation 5.010 available at www.fau.edu/eop .  The following staff members have primary responsibility for overseeing Title IX compliance.

To download a copy of the Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Processing Form click here.


 
TITLE IX Coordinator for the University

Paula Behul, Director                                 Duties and Responsibilities: Functioning as the Title IX
Equal Opportunity Programs                    Coordinator for the University; responsible for
Florida Atlantic University                           University-wide Title IX compliance, including training,
Administration Bldg., Suite 265                education, communicating and coordinating the Title IX
Boca Raton, FL 33431                                review processes for faculty, staff, students and other
561-297-3004                                              members of the University community.
pbehul@fau.edu                                             


 
TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Students:

Boca Raton Campus
Terry Mena 
Associate Dean of Students  
Florida Atlantic University 
SS-8, 226
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3547
tmena@fau.edu
Broward Campus
Dr. Bill Horstman
Interim Associate Dean of Students  
Florida Atlantic University 
BC-49, 109A
Davie, FL 33314
954-236-1235
horstman@fau.edu
Northern Campus
Dr. Elyse Chaplin 
Associate Dean of Students  
Florida Atlantic University 
MC-03, 119
Jupiter, FL 33458
561-799-8521
chapline@fau.edu


The offices listed above are responsible for assisting in Title IX compliance for matters involving FAU students, including training, education, communication, and administration of complaints involving students. To file a complaint involving an FAU student and sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you may contact the Title IX Deputy Coordinators listed above or the Title IX Coordinator for the University.


TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Athletics:

Melissa Dawson, Associate Director Intercollegiate Athletics
Florida Atlantic University
Building 67, Room 205
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-2683
mdawson@fau.edu

To file a complaint involving an FAU student athlete, coach or athletic administrator and sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you may contact the Title IX Deputy Coordinator listed above or the Title IX Coordinator for the University.


 
If you believe you are a victim of a crime and you wish to talk to an advocate, you may contact FAU Victim Services at 561-297-0500 or http://www.fau.edu/police/victimservices.

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