Reporting Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault

Bates community members have access to a variety of private resources provided by the college. The individuals listed below can a) provide information regarding the college’s policies and procedures; b) assist in accessing other support services; and c) help arrange for supportive measures or other remedies. While not bound by confidentiality, these resources will maintain the privacy of an individual’s information within the limited circle of those who need to know to assist with providing support services or resolving a report. The professionals listed below are trained to support individuals affected by bias, discrimination, and harassment based on any measure of identity, including racism, homophobia, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, and to coordinate with the Title IX Coordinator consistent with the college’s commitment to a safe and healthy educational and work environment.

Title IX Team

Associate Vice President for Title IX & Civil Rights Compliance/Title IX Coordinator, Gwen Lexow
Lane Hall 202-A | 207-786-6445 |

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics, Celine Cunningham
Senior Associate Athletic Director
Alumni Gym | 207-786-6342  |

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Faculty,  Don Dearborn
Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Biology
Lane Hall 120 | 207-786-6107  |

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Staff and Visitors, Hope Burnell
Associate Vice President for Human Resources & Environmental Health & Safety
215 College Street | 207-786-8388  |

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Staff and Visitors, Patty Rooney
Human Resources Director
215 College Street | 207-753-6935  |

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students, Andee Bucciarelli
Assistant Director of Residence Life for Health Education
Chase Hall G001A | 207-786-6215  |

Additional On Campus Reporting Options

Bates Campus Safety
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
245 College Street | 207-786-6254
Emergency: 207-786-6111

Residence Life Staff
In houses and residence halls

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