Title IX - Sexual Misconduct

If you are assaulted:

  • Go where you feel safe: Go to a friend’s place, RA’s room, family residence, or a public place.
  • Consider calling someone: Call a friend, family member, RA, or a coach.
  • Consider receiving medical attention: Our closest hospital is William Newton Hospital and they have a sexual assault nurse examiner. The address is 1305 East 5th Avenue and the contact information is 620-222-6231 and
  • Consider filing a police report: Call Winfield Police Department at 620-221-5555.
  • Consider filing a report with Southwestern College: While the school and police department are separate, one can still file a report for the incident to go through the student conduct process. Please call Student Life at 620-229-6391.
  • Consider seeking support: Talking with a friend, relative, RA or counselor could help to deal with the emotions and trauma of the assault.
  • Consider calling the Campus Conduct Hotline at 866-943-5787.
  • Consider submitting a confidential Safety and Security Concerns Form.

Individuals who believe a Title IX sexual misconduct incident may have occurred on Southwestern’s campus or involving the Southwestern Community should discuss their concerns and/or file a report with: 

Title IX Coordinator, Lonnie Boyd

Interm Vice President of Student Affairs, Sarah Hallinan

Who can I report to?  Who is confidential?

Southwestern College staff, coaches, faculty, and residence assistants are all required to inform the Title IX Coordinator of the incident.

The Wellness Coordinator and Campus Minister are allowed to keep the incident completely confidential:

Wellness Coordinator, Mary Ann

Campus Minister, Rodney Worsham

Sexual Misconduct Links

The Federal Campus Sexual Assault Bill of Rights

  • Survivors shall be notified of their options to notify law enforcement.
  • Accuser and accused must have the same opportunity to have others present.
  • Both parties shall be informed of the outcome of any disciplinary proceeding.
  • Survivors shall be notified of counseling services.
  • Survivors shall be notified of options for changing academic and living situations.

The Campus Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights was signed into law by President George Bush in July 1992.  This law requires that all colleges and universities (both public and private) participating in federal aid programs afford sexual assault victims certain basic rights. 

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