Title IX

Title IX Staff

Title IX Staff



Pamela L. Bowman, SPHR, SPRM-SCP
Human Resources Director
Newsom Administration Building
Suite 12,

1400 Brush Row Road/P.O. Box 1004 
Wilberforce, Ohio 45384
Phone: 937-376-6018
Email: pbowman@centralstate.edu



James (Jim) Smith
Human Resource Office
Newsom Administration Building
Suite 12, Office 10B

1400 Brush Row Road/P.O. Box 1004
Wilberforce, Ohio 45384
Phone: 937-376-6563
Email: jsmith@centralstate.edu


Role of Title IX Coordinator:

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all Title IX incidents reported to the University, including but not limited to identifying and addressing any gender-based misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment.


The Title IX Coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Investigation or oversight of investigations of allegations related to Title IX.
  • Coordination and oversight of educational programs including mandatory training for new students and employees and awareness campaigns for current students and employees.
  • Coordination and oversight of training for anyone involved in responding to, investigating, or adjudicating sexual misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment.
  • Coordination and oversight of training for employees related to their responsibility when they become aware of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment.
  • Coordination and oversight of annual training for investigators, decision-makers, hearing officers, and hearing committee members on the issues related to sexual misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment and on how to conduct an investigation and hearing process.
  • Attendance at appropriate training throughout the year on topics related to responding to or investigating allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and harassment.
  • Designation of deputies and investigators (designees) to assist in carrying out any of the responsibilities related to implementing the University’s Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Discrimination Policy.


Complainant’s and Respondents Rights:

  • To be treated with respect by all University officials.
  • To an investigation and appropriate resolution of all reports of discrimination and/or harassment made in good faith to the appropriate University official(s).
  • To receive notification and updates throughout the investigation and adjudication process, including final outcomes.
  • To take advantage of campus support resources (such as the University Health and counseling Services and Health Services in the Student Health Center).
  • T experience a safe living, educational, and work environment.
  • To have a support person of their choosing during meetings with investigators and proceeding during the adjudication process. The support person cannot be someone who may be called as a witness. The support person’s role is one of support for the student. The support person does not speak or act on behalf of the student.
  • To decline to participate in informal resolution as the means for resolving a matter.
  • To receive amnesty for minor student misconduct (such as alcohol or drug violations) that is secondary to the incident.
  • To be free from retaliation for complaints made, or otherwise participating  in an investigation, in good faith.
  • To have complaints heard in substantial accordance with the procedures outlined in the Student Code of Conduct.
  • To full participation in the process, including the opportunity to provide evidence, suggest witnesses and respond to fact-finding included in the investigation report.
  • To be informed of the outcome/resolution of the complaint. All charges and adjudication of intimate partner violence (dating/domestic violence), sexual assault or stalking, will be in writing.
  • For residential students, the ability to request housing and living alternatives, if appropriate.
  • A “no contact order,” if appropriate. A no contact order is an order from a University Official to have no contact with a particular person or persons.


Continue with this content with the Title IX Sexual Harassment Reporting Form page.