Title IX

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What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in education programs and activities at universities receiving federal financial assistance. Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Indiana Wesleyan University will not tolerate such discrimination.

Indiana Wesleyan University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex against students or applicants for admission, or employees or applicants for employment, or in the administration of its policies or in any aspect of its operations. The University will respond to reported violations of Title IX by conducting prompt, thorough, and equitable investigations, and providing supportive measures for those involved.

To facilitate this process, IWU has a trained Title IX team comprised of a Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, Decision-Makers, Advisors, and Informal Resolution Facilitators to ensure compliance with the regulations, and investigation of sex-based allegations from students, staff, and faculty.

Report a Title IX Incident

IWU’s Title IX Policy

Meet the Title IX Team

Shelley Isler
Title IX Coordinator
Daniel Parham
Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Marion
Mark Pederson
Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Employees
Leslie Zolman
Deputy Title IX Coordinator, National and Global , Wesley Seminary

Title IX Resources


  • IWU Campus Victim Advocate Liaison: 765-677-3350 or 765-677-2222
  • Marion Police Department Victim’s Advocate 765-668-3688
  • Victim Advocate for the Grant County Sheriff’s Department 765-662-9864 option 4
  • *Marion General Hospital ER: 765-660-6900
  • *IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital ER: 765-747-3241
  • IWU Health Center (academic year only): 765-677-2206
  • Family Services Society: 765-662-9971 or 24-hour hotline: 765-664-0701
  • Hands of Hope Shelter & Domestic Violence Emergency: 765-664-0701
  • Life Center Counseling: 765-674-2208
  • IWU Center for Student Success Counseling (free): 765-677-2257
  • IWU Graduate Counseling Center (free): 765-677-2571
  • Victim’s Assistance, Grant County Prosecutor’s Office 765-664-0739
International Rape Crisis Hotlines:
  • Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • *Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center 260-423-2222

*Facility has Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) on staff

Download above list of resources (pdf)


These individuals may be contacted for support on a confidential basis; please note that under state law, all individuals, including these listed below, are required to report suspected or actual abuse and neglect of individuals under 18 years or age.

  • IWU Campus Victim Advocate Liaison 765-677-3350 or 765-677-2222
  • Health Center Medical Staff x2206
  • Counselors in the Center for Student Success x2257
  • Campus Pastor/Dean of Spiritual Formation x5311
  • Counselors in the Graduate Counseling Clinic (Marion x2571), (Indianapolis 317-713-6154)
  • Spiritcare Chaplains x1830

IWU Victim Advocate Liaison Information (pdf)