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 www.fau.edu/eic . The following staff members have primary responsibility for overseeing Title IX compliance.


Title IX Coordinator for the University:
Donald Kamm, J.D.
Executive Director & Title IX Coordinator
for the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, ADM 265
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3004
dkamm@fau.edu

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for University-wide Title IX compliance, including training, education, communicating and coordinating the Title IX review processes for faculty, staff, students and other members of the University community.


Title IX Deputy Coordinator for the University:
Ruba Kanaan, J.D.
Assistant Director & Deputy Title IX
Coordinator for the Office of
Equity, Inclusion and Compliance
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, ADM 265
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-2909
rkanaan@fau.edu

The Deputy Title IX Coordinator reports to the Title IX Coordinator and is responsible for investigating complaints of sexual misconduct including but not limited to, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator also assists with Title IX compliance matters, including training, education, and communication with the University community.


Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Students:
Audrey Pusey
Assistant Dean of Students
Director of Student Conduct
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Building SS-8, Room 226
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3542
apusey@fau.edu


Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Complaints Involving FAU Athletics:
Mary Giardina
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road
Building 67, Room 235
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-0756
mgiardina@fau.edu


Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Human Resources:
Natalie Manoogian, J.D.
Assistant Director
Employee Relations
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Building 4, Room 230, Instructional Services
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-2554
nmanoogian@fau.edu


Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Academic Affairs:
Dr. Linda Johnson
Associate Dean and Professor
College of Arts and Letters
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Building 52, Room 214C
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-3863
ljohnson@fau.edu

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 http://www.fau.edu/police/victimservices