Who do I contact?

Title IX & Deputy Title IX Coordinator Contact Information

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The University has designated the following person to assure compliance with Title IX requirements:

Elizabeth SwantekMillersville University Title IX Coordinator

Elizabeth Swantek

Phone No.:  717-871-4100
Email: Elizabeth.swantek@millersville.edu
Office:  Student Memorial Center, Room 107B

 

Individuals who wish to report incidents of sexual misconduct in University programs or activities may contact the Title IX Coordinator. In the event that there is a conflict of interest with the Title IX Coordinator, reports or complaints of sexual misconduct may be made with the deputy Title IX Coordinators.

Sexual misconduct complaints, which only involve students, will be processed by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards.  Sexual misconduct complaints involving employees will be processed by the Office of Human Resources and will be referred to either Charmayne Brubaker, the Acting Director of Human Resources or Wendy Bowersox, the Workplace Training Coordinator. 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator Information

Lori AustinLori Austin is a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and can be reached in person at the Witmer Building, by telephone at 717-871-5841 or by email at Lori.austin@millersville.edu. Ms. Austin’s role is to work with complaints involving students. Lori serves as a Hearing Chairperson and Sanctioning Administrator.  This deputy coordinator handles student complaints once they reach the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

helfrich.jpgScott M. Helfrich, D.Ed. is a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and can be reached in person at the Lombardo Welcome Center, by telephone at 717-871-5836 or by email at Scott.helfrich@millersville.edu. Dr. Helfrich’s role is to work with complaints involving on-campus students. This deputy coordinator handles response and intake of on-campus student complaints.

Melissa WardwellMelissa Wardwell is a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and can be reached in person at the Huntingdon House, by telephone at 717-871-7655 or by email at Melissa.wardwell@millersville.edu. Ms. Wardwell’s role is to work with complaints involving experiential learning and career management from investigation through outcomes. This deputy coordinator handles student complaints once they reach the Office of Experiential Learning and Career Management.

Please be advised that the roles of the listed Deputy Title IX Coordinators, i.e., intake of complaints, investigation, and adjudication, may be reassigned depending on the matter that is presented, workload, scheduling conflicts, prior involvement with a particular student, etc.  Staff in the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards are cross-trained so as to be competent in handling these respective duties.

Complaints of sex- and gender- based discrimination and/or sexual misconduct may be filed through completion of the online reporting form found at: Student Conduct &Community Standards.