Waubonsee is committed to the safety of our students, faculty, and staff, putting forth every effort to uphold the spirit of the law and promote the physical and emotional well-being of our community.

Waubonsee prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct (e.g., sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual harassment), relationship violence (e.g. dating and domestic violence) and stalking. These offenses are illegal and will not be tolerated.

Waubonsee’s Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators are:

Michele Needham
Executive Director of Human Resources
(Title IX Coordinator)
(630) 466-2367

Melinda Tejada, Ed.D.
Vice President of Student Development
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
(630) 466-2590

Dr. Scott Peska
Assistant Vice President of Student Services
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
(630) 466-2363

Julie Olczyk
Employee Relations Manager
(Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
(630) 466-2771


Reporting is easily done by filling out the Waubonsee Intervention Form (WIF) for Sexual Misconduct.

Complete the Waubonsee Intervention Form (WIF)

Reports will be reviewed by the Title IX Coordinators to determine next steps. We encourage any member of the community to file a report if they learn of a potential violation of the Sexual Misconduct policy.

Please note that Title IX Coordinators have limited confidentiality and are legally mandated to report in many instances. Please see Confidential Advisors if confidentiality is desired.

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