SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE
FAU TITLE IX COORDINATORS
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, provides as follows:
“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….”
Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence, as further described in FAU Regulation 5.010 available at
The following staff members have primary responsibility for overseeing Title IX compliance.
To download a copy of the Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Processing Form click here.
TITLE IX Coordinator for the University
Paula Behul, Director Duties and Responsibilities: Functioning as the Title IX
Equal Opportunity Programs Coordinator for the University; responsible for
Florida Atlantic University University-wide Title IX compliance, including training,
Administration Bldg., Suite 265 education, communicating and coordinating the Title IX
Boca Raton, FL 33431 review processes for faculty, staff, students and other
561-297-3004 members of the University community.
TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Students:
Boca Raton Campus Broward Campuses Northern Campuses
Terry Mena Dr. Rozalia Williams Dr. Artyce-Joy Chase
Associate Dean of Students Associate Dean of Students Associate Dean of Students
Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University
SS-8, 226 BC-49, 109A MC-03, 119
Boca Raton, FL 33431 Davie, FL 33314 Jupiter, FL 33458
561-297-3547 954-236-1235 561-799-8521
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
The offices listed above are responsible for assisting in Title IX compliance for matters involving FAU students, including training, education, communication, and administration of complaints involving students. To file a complaint involving an FAU student and sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you may contact the Title IX Deputy Coordinators listed above or the Title IX Coordinator for the University.
TITLE IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Athletics:
Melissa Dawson, Associate Director Intercollegiate Athletics
Florida Atlantic University
Building 67, Room 205
Boca Raton, FL 33431
To file a complaint involving an FAU student athlete, coach or athletic administrator and sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, or sexual violence, you may contact the Title IX Deputy Coordinator listed above or the Title IX Coordinator for the University.
If you believe you are a victim of a crime and you wish to talk to an advocate, you may contact FAU Victim Services at 561-297-0500 or www.fau.edu/police/victimservices.