As a Catholic, Jesuit educational institution, Saint Louis University is committed to fostering a safe and supportive environment conducive to the academic pursuit and healthy personal development of all persons. All members of the University community share responsibility for fostering this environment by adhering to standards of conduct. Any form of sexual misconduct is a serious violation of these standards and will not be tolerated.
It is the University's desire to create a supportive climate that will encourage individuals to report incidents of sexual misconduct. The Sexual Misconduct Policy is designed to achieve the following goals:
What is sexual misconduct?
"Sexual Misconduct" refers to a wide range of behaviors and encompasses any sexual behavior that was committed without consent. Sexual Misconduct may vary in severity and consists of behaviors including, but not limited to, the following categories that violate Saint Louis University's Sexual Misconduct Policy, Harassment Policy, and Community Standards as well as a person's rights, dignity, and integrity. Sexual Misconduct includes (but is not limited to) sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, stalking, dating/relationship violence, and domestic violence.
What is consent?
"Consent" is an affirmative, conscious decision - indicated clearly by words (e.g. saying "yes") or action - to engage in mutually acceptable sexual activity.
A person is not able to give effective consent if an individual is:
The University's Title IX Coordinator is the person responsible for overseeing all sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault complaints at the University. The Title IX Coordinator is also responsible for conducting an annual report and review of all complaints to identify and address any patterns or systemic problems within the University community.
In addition, the University has designated the following individuals as Deputy Title IX Coordinators:
Student Development: Leanna Fenneberg, Assistant Vice President
Busch Student Center, Room 350
Human Resources: Justin Lacy, Human Resources Consultant
Wool Center, 1st Floor, Room 166
Athletics Arike Mercer, Assistant Athletic Director
Chaifetz Arena, 2nd Floor
Office of Institutional Michelle Lewis, Director
Equity and Diversity DuBourg Hall, Room 36
Kim LaGrand-Moorehead, Equity Officer
DuBourg Hall, Room 36
Kim Sahr, Equity Officer (Title IX)
DuBourg Hall, Room 36
Madrid Campus Marta C Maruri Valle Iturriaga
Law School Shannon Morse, Assistant Dean
Scott Hall, 10th Floor, Room 1008C
Nursing School Cathy Koetting, Assistant Professor
School of Nursing, 2nd Floor
314-977-8940, 314-780-7663 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Studies Herb Caldwell, Assistant Dean
Brouster Hall, 1st Floor