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Sexual Misconduct Support and Response Team

The Sexual Misconduct Support and Response Team is highly trained in responding to sexual misconduct, supporting students affected by sexual misconduct, and navigating Carleton policies and processes. You may contact any of these individuals to discuss your questions or concerns.

Title IX Lead Team

The following employees are designated Title IX officers and resources for the College:

  • Associate Dean of Students, Julie Thornton: Title IX Coordinator, CBSM Chair and Board Training, Student-related Community Concerns, Student-Life Leader
  • Investigator, Mary Dunnewold: Title IX Deputy/Faculty/Staff, CBSM Investigator and Board Training, faculty/staff related Community Concerns, Sexual Misconduct Committee
  • Director of Gender & Sexuality Center, Laura Haave: Title IX Deputy/Prevention, SMS Advisers, Campus Education and Prevention (GSC), CAASHA Adviser
  • Associate Director of Residential Life, Amy Sillanpa: Title IX Deputy/Process, student-student complaint process coordinator
  • Psychologist/Director of Student Health & Counseling, Marit Lysne: Counseling, Prevention and Education
  • Director of PEAR, Gerald Young: Title IX Deputy/Athletics

Sexual Misconduct Support Advisers

Joe Baggot  Cathy Carlson  Andy E. Christensen  Advisors  Martin Olague  Laura Riehle-Merrill  Abby Trout 

Click here for a complete description and listing of SMS Advisers.

When you contact them, they can:

  • Discuss your options in reporting Sexual Misconduct.
  • Help you complete a “Community Concern” form, informing the Dean of Students office of sexual misconduct or concerning behavior.
  • Answer questions about the Student Complaint Process.
  • Assist and advise you through the Student Complaint Process.
  • Connect you with support people and resources.
  • Talk with you privately, but will be required to complete basic, non-identifying information on a “Community Concern” form.

Student Health and Counseling Counselors

Marit Lysne

  Drew Weis  Leah Wellstone
 Marit Lysne      Drew Weis   Leah Wellstone

  Phone: x4080
  9am-6pm, Monday-Friday
  Located in Ground Davis
  http://apps.carleton.edu/studenthealth/counseling/

When calling to schedule an appointment, please inform the receptionist that you are calling regarding a sexual harassment or assault issue to assure that you receive an appointment as quickly as possible.

When you contact them, they can:

  • Provide confidential counseling and therapy if you have been affected by, or accused of, sexual misconduct.
  • Offer consultations for students, faculty, and staff who have concerns about other students.
  • Discuss your options in reporting or filing a complaint.
  • Connect you with a Student Health and Counseling-sponsored survivor support group.

Student Health and Counseling Nurse Practitioners

Dawn Fadden  Natalee Johnson  Betsy Lane-Getaz
    Dawn           Natalee         Betsy
   Fadden         Johnson      Lane-Getaz

  Phone: x4080
  9am-6pm, Monday-Friday
  Located in Ground Davis
  https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/wellness/physical_health/


When calling to schedule an appointment, please inform the receptionist that you are calling regarding a sexual harassment or assault issue to assure that you receive an appointment as quickly as possible.

When you contact them, they can:

  • Provide free, confidential medical care for students who have been sexually assaulted, including treatment for minor injuries, pregnancy prevention, and STI testing/treatment. 

Chaplains

Carolyn FureSlocumShosh Dworsky

Carolyn Fure-Slocum
Shosh Dworsky

Office: Chapel 113, Chapel 11
Phone: x4003, x4005

https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/chaplain/

When you contact them, they can:

  • Offer you confidential counseling and support.
  • Discuss your options in reporting or filing a complaint.

CAASHA Peer Advocates

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 CAASHA is a group of Carleton students who voluntarily serve as trained resources for students affected by sexual misconduct.

Advocate contact information: http://go.carleton.edu/caasha (and on teal posters in bathrooms)
Informational message and voice mail: x5710

 

When you contact them, they can:

  • Provide non-judgmental, student-to-student listening and support.
  • Help you understand and navigate the sexual misconduct complaint process at Carleton.
  • Offer information about additional resources both on and off campus.

Complaint Process Coordinator

Amy SillanpaAmy Sillanpa
Associate Director of Residential Life

Office: Severance Hall G19
Phone: x4072
Email: asillanp@carleton.edu


The Coordinator of the Student Complaint Process is the main entry point to the Complaint Process and coordinates the overall organization of the complaint process. When you contact her, she can:

  • Start the Complaint Process.
  • Walk you through the steps of the Complaint Process.
  • Explain what you can expect when filing or responding to a complaint.
  • Discuss your options in reporting Sexual Misconduct.
  • Connect you with support people and resources.