• What is Title IX?

    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states:

    “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.”

    The regulations regarding Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 can be found on the Department of Justice website.

    Who is the Title IX Compliance Coordinator?

    Title IX Coordinator

    Virginia Moore, MA
    Dean of Students
    Title IX Compliance Coordinator
    Geary Student Union 309
    Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
    Office Phone Number: 304-357-4987
    Cell Phone Number: 304-541-6438
    virginiamoore@ucwv.edu
    titleix@ucwv.edu

    The Title IX Compliance Coordinator is charged with monitoring the University of Charleston’s compliance with federal, state and institutional policies that promote a non-discriminatory and harassment-free environment. This includes helping to maintain a safe and caring campus environment through prevention education and the investigation of complaints of sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual assault/violence.

    Whom do I contact?

    If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

    If you have been a victim of sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence or stalking, it is helpful to reach out to someone that you know and trust. For information, assistance in accessing services, or to make a report, you may contact any one of the following people:

    Title IX Compliance Coordinator

    Name:  Virginia Moore
    On Campus Address:  Geary Student Union 309
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE Charleston, WV 25304
    Email: virginiamoore@ucwv.edu
    Office Phone Number:  304-357-4987
    Cell Phone Number:  304-541-6438

    Deputy Title IX Coordinators

    Name:  Dr. Letha Zook
    Position:  Provost
    On Campus Address:   201 Riggleman Hall
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
    Charleston, WV 25304
    Email: lethazook@ucwv.edu
    Office Phone Number: 304-357-4711

    Name:  Janice Gwinn
    Position:  Director of Human Resources
    On Campus Address:  202 Riggleman Hall
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
    Charleston, WV  25304
    Email: janicegwinn@ucwv.edu
    Phone Number: 304-357-4383

    Name:  Todd Diuguid
    Position:  Associate Director of Athletics
    On Campus Address:  115 Cox Hall
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
    Charleston, WV  25304
    Email: todddiuguid@ucwv.edu
    Office Phone Number: 304-357-4827

    Name:  Nicole Rupe-Harold
    Position:  Regional Records Manager
    On Campus Address:  Student Solutions Center Worley Building
    167 Dye Drive
    Beckley, WV  25801
    Email: nicolerupe@ucwv.edu
    Office Phone Number: 304-352-0047

    Confidential Reporters

    Name:  Janet Harman
    Position:  Campus Pastor
    On Campus Address:  Geary Student Union 309
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
    Charleston, WV  25304
    Email: jmh5024@aol.com
    Office Phone Number: 304-357-4873

    Name:  William Mullett
    Position:  Campus Counselor
    On Campus Address:  School of Pharmacy Building
    2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE
    Charleston, WV  25304
    Email: wmullett@highlandhosp.com
    Office Phone Number: 304-941-1597

    University of Charleston Office of Safety and Security

    Office Phone Number: 304-357-4857
    Cell Phone Number:  304-859-2755 or 304-859-2757

    U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

    For information about frequently asked questions about sexual harassment, visit the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights website.