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Title IX Resource Page

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Title IX Coordinator

Drexel University is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, including discrimination based upon sex.  The University provides supports and resources to students, faculty, and professional staff to address concerns related to sex discrimination and has appointed Michele Rovinsky-Mayer, Associate Vice President, Office of Equality and Diversity, as its Title IX Coordinator.  Retaliation against an individual who has filed a complaint under Title IX is prohibited and the University will take strong action if it occurs.  As Title IX Coordinator, Ms. Rovinsky-Mayer has the following responsibilities:

    • Responsibility for overall Title IX compliance
    • Oversight of Deputy Title IX Coordinators
    • Assisting the complainant in identifying the appropriate University policy to resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner
    • Central source for all sexual harassment/misconduct allegations on campus
    • Responsibility for climate checks/tracking/monitoring sexual harassment/misconduct allegations on campus
    • Coordination of education and prevention efforts
Michele Rovinsky-Mayer, J.D.
Associate Vice President
Office of Equality & Diversity
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
30 S. 33rd Street
215-895-1403
mrovinsky@drexel.edu

Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center

The Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center is located at the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative, at 300 E. Hunting Park Avenue.  The mission of the PSARC is to provide medical care and forensic examinations to victims of sexual assault in a private and personal setting designed to minimize stress or further trauma to the victim.  PSARC has specially trained nurses on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week who will perform a rape exam, collect evidence, and provide advice and counseling referrals to victims of rape and sexual violence.  The PSARC on-call response is activated through the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit. 

PSARC can be reached at 215-800-1589

Victims can also call SVU at 215-685-3251, 52, or 53 for additional advice and direction.

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Drexel Confidential Resources

Students - University City Campus

Counseling & Health
Creese Student Center, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19104
T 215-895-1415
F 215-895-1096
ajm26@drexel.edu

Students - Center City Campus

Counseling Center
Bellet Building, Suite 315, 1505 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
T 215-762-7625
F 215-762-8706
ajm26@drexel.edu

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Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Any student, employee, applicant for employment or admission to the University, or campus guests who believes that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of sex, in violation of Title IX, may also file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Coordinator designated below. 

Complainant

Contacts:

Drexel Student
Paul Apicella, J.D.
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
Title IX Compliance Specialist
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
30 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-571-3840
papicella@drexel.edu

Alexandra Morrison, J.D.
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
Equal Opportunity Compliance Specialist
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
30 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-571-3840
amorrison@drexel.edu

DUCOM Student

Amy Fuchs, M.D.
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Drexel University College Of Medicine
245 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-991-8222
amy.fuchs@drexelmed.edu

Drexel Employee/Applicant/Guest
Ms. Nadia McCrimmon
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Executive Director, HR Partner
Human Resources
3201 Arch Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-985-2560
nm64@drexel.edu

DUCOM Employee/Applicant/Guest

Mr. Michael G. Janes
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Executive Director
Human Resources
215-762-3357
mgj29@drexel.edu

Drexel Faculty Member
Janet Fleetwood, Ph.D.
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives
Director, Office of Faculty Development and Equity
215-895-1827
janet.fleetwood@drexel.edu

DUCOM Faculty Member

 

Mary M. Moran, M.D.
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Vice President for Health Affairs
Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
Drexel University College of Medicine
215-762-2500
mary.moran@drexelmed.edu  

Athletes

Ms. Laura White
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

Associate Athletic Director
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-895-1417
ludwicle@drexel.edu

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Internal Hotlines

Reports to the following hotline can be anonymous, but the information disclosed will not be confidential.  In addition, the anonymous complaint may limit the ability of the University to respond.

Drexel Reporting Allegations Hotline

Mr. Edward G. Longazel

Vice President, hief Compliance and Privacy Officer

edward.longazel@drexel.edu

Drexel  University Ethics Point
Hotline: 866-358-1010

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External Confidential Resources

WOAR – Women Organized Against Rape 

1617 JFK Boulevard Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Office: 215-985-3315
Hotline: 215-985-3333
Email: info@woar.org


Women Against Abuse

100 South Broad Street, Suite 1341
Philadelphia, PA 19110
215-386-1280
24-hour Hotline: 1-866-723-3014


Women’s Law Project

125 S. 9th Street, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19107
v: 215-928-9801
Email: info@womenslawproject.org


Employee Assistance Program

1-866-799-2728
answers@HealthAdvocate.com


PA Child Abuse

Hotline: 1-800-932-0313

Department of Human Services

Hotline: 215-683-6100

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Relevant Policies

The Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator will assist the complainant in identifying the appropriate University policy (with its grievance procedure) to resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner.  The Policies that will typically apply, based on the nature of the complaint, are listed below:

Person Against Whom Complaint is Made:

Applicable Policy

Student (Drexel)

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy (OED-3)

Student Code of Conduct  

Student (DUCOM)

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy (OED-3)

Student Code of Conduct 

Medical Student (DUCOM)

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy (OED-3)

Student Code of Conduct

Employee (including Faculty)

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy (OED-3) 

Workplace Anti-Violence (HR-16) 

Performance Improvement Process (HR-43)

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