Title IX Coordinators

Title IX Coordinator is the GovState employee responsible for coordinating the University’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX.

Title IX Deputy Coordinator assists the Title IX Officer with all aspects of Title IX.

Responsible Employees

A Responsible Employee is an employee who must report prohibited conduct to appropriate university officials or an individual who a student could reasonably believe has the authority or responsibility. All employees of the University not considered a Confidential University Advisor are by definition Responsible Employees and are mandated to report prohibited conduct.

Campus Security Authority

The Campus Police Department provides a full range of police services 24 hours a day.  All Campus Police Officers are certified by the State of Illinois in accordance with Illinois Compile Statutes, 110 ILCS 67-/15-45 (11).  Campus police may take criminal reports relating to sexual violence.

Mandated Child Abuse Reporter

DCFS has the primary responsibility of protecting children through the investigation of suspected abuse or neglect by parents and other caregivers in a position of trust or authority over the child.

Call the 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline at 800-25-ABUSE (800-252-2873 or TTY 1-800-358-5117) if you suspect that a child has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by abuse or neglect. If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm, call 911 first. You must also report the incident to the Title IX Officer.