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Shirlyon McWhorter
Director, EOPD
PC 321
Phone: 305-348-2785
Fax: 305-348-3459
E-mail:

Responsibilities:
Serves as the Director of EOPD and Title IX Coordinator responsible for managing the university’s obligations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act. Coordinates FIU’s compliance with ADA, Title IX, Title VII, and other nondiscrimination laws, including through conducting/supervising comprehensive investigations in response to allegations of discrimination. Provides the overall leadership in the development, implementation and administration of policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance with Federal and State nondiscrimination, equal access, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws, rules, regulations and executive orders and FIU's policies that prohibit harassment and discrimination, including sexual violence. Provides training for campus, community, and national audiences on Title IX compliance, diversity and EEO. Provides leadership for the Access and Equity Committee and the Title IX Committee.

 

Raquel McDowell
Title IX Specialist
PC 321
Phone: 305-348-2785
Fax: 305-348-3459
E-mail:

Responsibilities:
Serves as the intake specialist to ensure that the complaining party understands his/her rights and responsibilities in the EEO process. Provides assistance identifying internal and external resources for students, faculty and staff seeking services and referral options after a sexual assault or other forms of sexual misconduct. Also supports persons who do not wish to file a formal complaint to request resources. Maintains the Title IX database and facilitates training to employees and student groups regarding the University's nondiscrimination policies. Coordinates and supports FIU’s compliance with federal, state and local equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations for faculty, staff and students. Represents the office at student functions to support and create a safe and supportive relationship between our students and EOPD.

 

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