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Where can I find Furman's policies on NoNDiscrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct?

Students
Faculty & Staff

What do I do if I've been harassed, discriminated against on the basis of my gender or subjected to sexual misconduct?

You should bring your situation to the attention of the Title IX Coordinator or any of the Deputy Coordinators.

How can I file a complaint?

Complaints should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator of the complainant's choice/preference and/or personal comfort level. The complainant may be a student, faculty, staff or visitor on campus.

What is Title IX?

Title IX refers to Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, which amended the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and provides: "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". 20 USC 1681.

Who are Furman University's Title IX Coordinators? What do they do?

The University's Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources. The Title IX Coordinator has responsibility for overseeing all Title IX compliance, including complaints of sexual misconduct.

All instances of harassment or sexual misconduct should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Coordinator.

Title IX Coordinator
Pamela Barkett
Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
(864) 294-3730
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Elaine Baker Associate Athletic Director/
Senior Woman Admin/Sports Medicine
​(864) 294-2130
Jason Cassidy
AVP for Student Life / Dean of Students (864) 294-2093
Stephanie Boyd
Alcohol and Drug Education Coordinator (864) 294-2292
Marianne Pierce
Senior Associate Academic Dean
(864) 294-2269


What on and off-campus resources are available to me?

Is there any place on campus where I can report concerns that maintains confidentiality?

Chaplain's Office (864) 294-2133
Counseling Center (student's only) (864) 294-3031


What other resources are available on campus?

Housing & Residence Life (864) 294-2092
Human Resources (864) 294-2217
Sexual Assault Advocates:
1. Berkey, Jessica Director, Student Activities & the Trone Student Center (864) 294-2068
2. Boyd, Stephanie Alcohol & Drug Education Coordinator (864) 294-2292
3. Irwin, Kristin Assistant Director, Career Services (864) 294-2106
4. Strobel, Marian Faculty - History (864) 294-3072
Student Health Services (864) 294-2180
Student Life (864) 294-2202
University Police Department (864) 294-2111


What resources are available off campus?

Campus Conduct Hotline (866) 943-5787
Julie Valentine Center for Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Recovery (864) 467-3633

The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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