Southern Oregon University is committed to a timely, thorough and thoughtful response to concerns of equity violations. The Equity Grievance Program serves students, staff and faculty. Concerns about sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence, bias and discrimination are all addressed here.

Southern Oregon University is committed to providing an educational environment that is safe and accessible to all. In addition, Southern Oregon University values due process, clarity of procedure and strives to ensure equal access for all members of the campus community.

Confidential Advisors

SOU has Confidential Advisors who are here to provide you with all of the information and support available to you. You can come and speak to a Confidential Advisor to learn about University Process, Law Enforcement, Community Based Supports, and Civil Remedies without formally making a complaint to the University.

 

Process Advisors

SOU has Process Advisors who are here to provide you with all of the information and support available to you. If you have been named in an Equity Grievance complaint you will have a Process Advisor assigned to you and they will help you navigate the process as well as address concerns related to academic standing or employment concerns.

 

To make a report about sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence, bias or discrimination please contact fleischea@sou.edu. You can also make a report to any of these positions on campus. 

 

 

Director of Equity Grievance
 Angela Fleischer, Director of Equity Grievance
541-552-7079
Stevenson Union 321
fleischea@sou.edu

 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Jody Waters, Associate Provost
541-552-6121
Churchill Hall 113
watersj@sou.edu 

 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Taylor Burke, Dean of Students
541-552-6652
Stevenson Union 321
burketa@sou.edu

 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Alana Lardizabal, Director of Human Resources
541-552-8110
Churchill 161
lardizaba@sou.edu

Confidential Advisor
Anna D’Amato, Executive Director of Student Health and Wellness Center
541-552-8464
Student Health and Wellness Center
damatoa@sou.edu

 

 
Title IX Coordinator 
Suresh Appavoos, Chief Diversity and Inclusivity Officer
541-552-6132
Churchill 120
appavoos@sou.edu