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Title IX Reporting Options
Title IX

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All University employees (faculty, staff, administrators, and student employees) are required to report any gender- or sex-based discrimination or harassment (this is inclusive of all alleged incidents of sexual violence) to a Title IX Coordinator. The only exceptions to this requirement are those individuals who are designated as privileged and confidential resources.

On-campus reporting options

These are individuals on campus who work with community concerns, including those related to sex- or gender-based harassment and discrimination, including sexual misconduct. They are available if you want to report an incident, share a concern, or have questions about the Title IX investigative and adjudicative process.

These individuals work with student(s)-to-student(s) matters:

  • DeAnn Yocum Gaffney, Ed.D., Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Senior Associate Dean of Students
    Lead Title IX Coordinator
    Argyros Forum 101
    gaffney@chapman.edu
    (714) 997-6721
  • Ezra Baccar, Program Coordinator for Student Affairs
    Argyros Forum 302
    baccar@chapman.edu
    (714) 532-6039
  • Lauren Lockwood, Program Coordinator for Student Affairs
    Argyros Forum 302
    llockwood@chapman.edu
    (714) 532-5056

These individuals work with matters involving faculty and staff:

  • Albert RobersonEqual Opportunity and Diversity Officer
    Deputy 
    Title IX Coordinator
    DeMille Hall Room 140
    aroberson@chapman.edu
    (714) 997-6847
  • Dawn White
    Investigator
    DeMille Hall Room 140
    dawhite@chapman.edu
    (714) 997-6827

These are additional reporting options on campus:

  • Public Safety Department – (714) 997-6763
    Available 24 hours 7 days a week
  • Dean of Students Office – (714) 997-6721
  • Office of Human Resources – (714) 997- 6686

Once an incident is reported to the University, it will be forwarded to a Title IX Coordinator. Learn more about Title IX investigation procedures for cases involving students here. The Student Sexual Misconduct Policy includes information about prohibited conduct, the University definition of consent, and other information about University processes. There are also FAQs for complainants and FAQs for respondents available.


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