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The University of the Incarnate Word prohibits sexual misconduct, that can include: (1) sexual harassment;            (2) sexual assault; (3) sexual exploitation; (4) stalking; and (5) relationship violence (including dating and domestic violence).

The University takes all allegations of sexual misconduct seriously and is committed to providing information, education, resources, support, interim measures, and clear direction to University of the Incarnate Word community members to prevent and address such conduct. The University will always attempt to respond to sexual misconduct that it knows or should know about in order to stop prohibited conduct, prevent the recurrence of any conduct of concern, prevent and/or eliminate any hostile environment, and, where appropriate, address any effects on campus from such prohibited conduct. 

Title IX Coordinator

Dr. Christopher Leeth
Administration Building, Room 425

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

If you have issues or a complaint under the Sexual Misconduct Policy, please use the Report an Incident button above.

For help filing a report, please contact:

Jennifer Hight,Title IX & HR Investigator
Administration Building, Room 425

JR Chiodo-Benmuvhar, Assistant Director of Residence Life
Student Engagement Center, Room 3159
(210) 883-1996

Polly McCord,  Graduate Research Librarian                                                                                                        Mabee Library, Room 206
(210) 805-5809

Shannon Root, Associate Director of Human Resources
Administration Building, Room 425
(210) 832-2161

Mike Schneid, Human Resources Administrator                                                                                                Monday-Thursday: School of Osteopathic Medicine, Brooks City Base
Friday: Administration Building, Room 425
(210) 829-6083

Dr. Amy Diepenbrock, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs 
Feik School of Pharmacy, Office of Student Affairs
(210) 883-1061 

Dr. Lisa McDougle, Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Student Affairs
School of Physical Therapy, Saidoff Center, Room 2113
(210) 283-6949

Dr. Sophia Pina, Associate Dean for Student Affairs 
School of Osteopathic Medicine, Brooks City Base
(210) 283-6388

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding UIW and Title IX, and/or those who wish to file a complaint of non-compliance may contact the University's Title IX Coordinator, Christopher Leeth, directly or The United States Department of Education: Office for Civil Rights (800) 421-3481. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the division of the federal government charged with enforcing compliance with Title IX. Information regarding OCR can be found at: