Title IX

Title IX Staff

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communications, and the administration of complaint procedures for faculty, staff, students, and other members of the University community. Specific responsibilities include administrative response to reports and Formal Complaints of sexual harassment. The Title IX Coordinator is available to discuss the grievance process, coordinate supportive measures, explain Michigan Tech policies and procedures, and provide education on relevant issues.

Complaints may include sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and gender discrimination. Click here for definitions of prohibited conduct.

A student or employee should contact the Title IX Coordinator in order to:

  • Report an incident of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking or gender discrimination.
  • Notify the University of an incident, policy, or procedure that may raise potential Title IX concerns.
  • Obtain information regarding the options available in response to reports of potential sex discrimination.
  • Understand the difference between private and confidential resources, and the resources and support services available to students and employees who are involved in Title IX related incidents.
  • Ask questions about the University's policies and procedures related to sex discrimination..

For assistance, please email titleix@mtu.edu or call 906-487-3310.

For Gender Equity in Athletics and Recreation

If you have complaints regarding gender equity in Michigan Tech athletics and recreation programs, contact the Director of Athletics and Recreation/Title IX Coordinator for Gender Equity in Athletics, who oversees the coaches, staff, student-athletes, and students in these area.  Incidents that involve sexual harassment will be referred to the University Title IX Coordinator.

Kirsti Arko, PhD

Kirsti Arko, PhD

  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Assistant Director, Institutional Equity

Specialties

  • Oversee all components relative to Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Develop educational programs for students and employees specific to Title IX
Beth Lunde-Stockero

Beth Lunde-Stockero

  • Executive Director, Institutional Equity
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator
  • Equal Opportunity Officer

Specialties

  • Oversee the office of Institutional Equity
  • Ensure completion of federal and state compliance requirements related to ​anti-discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and sexual misconduct

Suzanne Sanregret

  • Athletic Director
  • Title IX Coordinator for Gender Equity in Athletics
Susan Sullivan

Susan Sullivan

  • ADA/504 Coordinator
  • Assistant Director, Institutional Equity
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator

Specialties

  • ADA Accommodations for Employees
  • Budget Manager
  • Monitors faculty and staff hires
  • Leads online employee and student training systems