Title IX Coordinators

Kim R. Dexter
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity
Dwight Hall, 207/324
kdexter [at] framingham.edu (titleix[at]framingham[dot]edu) 

The University Title IX Coordinator has primary responsibility for Title IX compliance at FSU.  The coordinator also does intake of reports and complaints regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking involving employees, visitors, vendors, and other 3rd parties and coordinates the investigatory process.

Dr. Meg Nowak Borrego
Dean of Students
McCarthy Center, suite 504
mnowak1 [at] framingham.edu (titleixstudent[at]framingham[dot]edu) 

The Dean of Students does intake of reports and complaints about students as they relate to sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking and also coordinates investigations. The Dean can assist survivors in making adjustments to academic and living situations as well as provide a victim's advocate.

Carey Eggen 
Associate Director of Athletics, Title IX Coordinator for Athletics 
Athletic Center, Second Floor 
ceggen [at] framingham.edu (titleixathletics[at]framingham[dot]edu) 

The Title IX Coordinator for Athletics monitors compliance with athletic requirements under Title IX, coordinates the develop of policies and programs to support that compliance, does intake of reports and complaints, and coordinates investigations.

University Police

McCarthy Center, ground floor 

The Framingham State University Police Department has a fully trained sexual assault unit staffed with certified sexual assault/rape investigators. They work closely with the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, the Framingham Police Department's sexual assault unit and various other departments within the University. Their investigators are on call 24 hours a day throughout the year and will assist victims throughout the entire criminal proceeding, and through the University judicial discipline system.

Additional Programs

The Framingham State University Police Department Crime Prevention Unit offers programs to the Framingham State University community on the following topics: domestic violence, sexual assault, workplace violence protection, alcohol/drug awareness, general safety, rape aggression defense, road rage, identity theft, police encounters, and many more areas. The goal of the department is to host these programs in the residence halls throughout the academic year. The Crime Prevention Unit will distribute posters with locations, dates, and times of each program throughout the year.  Each program topic has a number of resources, both on and off campus, readily available to the community. You will be given these resources in the handouts. All programs will consist of lectures, a series of handouts, and informative videos.

The domestic violence program will include facts about the law, signs and symptoms of an abusive relationship, ways to protect you from domestic violence, and facts about restraining or protection orders. It also will introduce the Framingham State University Police Domestic Violence Unit staff and show how they can assist you in a domestic violence incident.

The sexual assault program will include the definition of sexual assault and how you can tell if you have been sexually assaulted. It will also contain the facts about the law and will give helpful tips on how to protect you from becoming a victim of sexual assault. You will meet the Sexual Assault Unit staff, and learn how it can assist you in a sexual assault incident.