Title IX

Title IX

Fontbonne University prohibits sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is an unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex that a reasonable person would find to be so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the University programs or activities. Sexual harassment encompasses a broad range of behavior that include quid pro quo harassment, hostile environment and sexual misconduct (sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking).

Consistent with the values of the university to provide an educational and employment experience free of sexual harassment, members of the Fontbonne Community are encouraged to seek support and report all sexual harassment directly to Public Safety or the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator(s). These individuals will assist in investigating and eliminating improper conduct, and in preventing and addressing the effects. 

All inquiries regarding the application of policies for the prevention of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct under Title IX should be referred to Fontbonne’s Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinators, as listed below:

Carla Hickman, Title IX Coordinator

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 889-1416
Email: chickman@fontbonne.edu

Danielle Doerfler, Deputy Coordinator

Associate Athletic Director
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 889-4540
Email: ddoerfler@fontbonne.edu

Linda Pipitone, Deputy Coordinator

Director of Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 889-1493
Email: lpipitone@fontbonne.edu

To view the institutional policy on discrimination and harassment, click here.

To view the sexual misconduct policy, click here.

If you need immediate confidential counseling, click here for resources on and off campus.

To view the Institutional Policy on Discrimination and Harassment, please see page 78 in the Griffin Scratch Student Handbook. (You can also access our full volume of campus community policies online here.)

Reporting Procedures

A time sensitive incident may warrant an immediate response. If there is an immediate risk to health or safety, please call 911 to connect to medical support and law enforcement.

Reports can be made in person, by mail, telephone, email or online via this fillable PDF.

Training

Training for Coordinators and Appeal Officers

Richard Greenberg – Greenfelder Attorney at Law

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