How do I report?
With the consent of the reporting person, Denison investigates all reports of sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence or stalking. Below are several reporting options. People may report to one or more of these sources. For more information about the University’s process to investigate and adjudicate cases, please see the “Denison’s Response and Process for Reports” section of the website.
- Denison Title IX Office and/or Deputies – The University has designated staff members trained to receive reports and support reporting parties. These employees will be knowledgeable about university processes and protections and supports available.
- Steve Gauger, Title IX Coordinator – (740) 587-8660, Doane Admin 001, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cameron Morrison, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students – (740) 587-6728, Slayter 410, email@example.com
- Sara Lee, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics and Faculty – (740) 587- 6290, Mitchell Center 228, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Campus Safety
- Law Enforcement – Instances of sexual assault and other sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence or stalking may violate both University policy and criminal law. As a result, Denison encourages reporting person to pursue their reports through both the University’s process, and through the criminal justice system.
- Granville Police Department – (740) 587-1234, 141 E. Broadway, Granville
- Licking County Sherriff’s Office – 115 E. Main St., Newark
- Detective Division – (740) 670-5540
- Victim’s Advocate – (740) 670-5545
- Non-Confidential Resources – A trusted university faculty member, staff member, and coach, as well as student Resident Assistant (RA) and Head Resident (HR) are all required to report instances of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Office.
- Anonymous Reporting – Anyone of the immediate Denison community may make an online anonymous report. All anonymous reports will be investigated, but of course may be limited depending on the amount of information provided.
- US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights – (216) 522- 4970, 600 Superior Avenue East, Suite 750, Cleveland, OH 44114
- Any person who believes an education institution that receives federal financial assistance has discriminated against someone on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age, may file a complaint with government authorities
- Confidential Resources – Offices, people, and organizations available on and off campus who are trained to support, but are not required to report to the university or law enforcement (unless the person reporting is in danger of harming self or others). For a list of these resources, see the “Who can I talk to?” section of the website.