Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Team

Interim Title IX Coordinator
Jessica Edonick
Dean of Students and Interim Title IX Coordinator
Tanner Hall & Lincoln Hall
1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
217.245.3574 / 217.245.3116 (Lincoln Office)

The Grievance/Resolution Process Pool

  • Sarah Briggs | Administrative Assistant for Business Affairs
  • Jessica Flynn | Director of Student Leadership Development and Career Pathways
  • Ryan Flynn | Director of Special Projects - Career Readiness and Experiential Learning
  • Adam Porter | Joel Scarborough Professor of Religion
  • Denny Schumacher | Executive Director of Residential Life and Campus Safety

Members of the Pool are trained annually, and can serve in in the following roles, at the direction of the Title IX Coordinator:

  • To provide appropriate intake of and initial guidance pertaining to complaints
  • To act as an Advisor to the parties
  • To serve in a facilitation role in informal resolution or Alternate Resolution if appropriately trained in appropriate resolution modalities (e.g., mediation, restorative practices
  • To perform or assist with initial assessment
  • To investigate complaints
  • To serve as a hearing facilitator (process administrator, no decision-making role)
  • To serve as a Hearing Chair and/or hearing panel regarding the complaint
  • To serve as a Appeal Chair and/or appeal panel regarding the complaint

Training Materials
The 2020 Title IX Regulations - specifically, 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) - require that all materials used to train personnel involved in the Grievance/Resolution Process must be made publicly available. 

The Title IX Coordinator and the Grievance/Resolution Process have attended trainings hosted by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Materials are available here.