Title IX Coordinator, Stefanie Lucas-Waverly – Provides information about rights and responsibilities concerning discriminatory behavior, including the application of Title IX. Answers questions about the university’s compliance with Title IX.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students, Crystal Rawls– Provides information and resources about the investigation process, student conduct process, and other possible remedies.

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees, Terri Arthur – Provides information and resources to faculty and staff about employment issues under Title IX and investigates employee related complaints.

Coordinator for Prevention and Advocacy, Marissa Miller – Connects survivors to different resources available both on and off campus to make sure they have support. Works closely with the Title IX Coordinator to ensure compliance and provide prevention efforts at UMW.

Title IX Investigator-Investigates reports of the Prohibited Conduct Policy. Provides information and resources about the investigation process and other possible remedies.

University Police– Accept formal reports from persons reporting an assault and attend to the person’s immediate safety concerns. They can assist with filing criminal charges. Provide referrals to appropriate resources on and off campus.

Dean of Student Life, Cedric Rucker -Assists with the academic-related needs of students who have experienced Prohibited Conduct. May provide support to academic and living situations and will notify the student as to what changes are reasonably available.


Reports made to confidential resources will remain confidential, except in circumstances involving imminent danger to self or others.

Talley Center for Counseling Services – Assists the needs of students who have experienced Prohibited Conduct by providing personal counseling and support.

Victim’s Advocate/Case Manager, Jaime Opanashuk-Provides confidential services, which may include: advocacy, case management, coordination of services, referrals and outreach.

Health Center-Assist with medical needs for students who may have been sexually assaulted.

Support Groups

This support group offers a connection to other survivors while sharing thoughts and feelings. If you are interested in being a member of this group, please contact the Talley Center for Counseling Services by phone (540.654.1053) or in person (Lee Hall 106). (Survivor of Sexual Assault Support Group flyer.)