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Timeline of alleged entanglements between DePaul’s athletics department, Title IX office

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2020

1974-1978 - Jean Lenti Ponsetto attends DePaul, playing for DePaul women’s basketball, tennis, softball and volleyball teams 1978 - Lenti Ponsetto is named first assistant women’s basketball coach Jan. 1980 - Eugene Lenti, Lenti Ponsetto’s brother, is named DePaul’s head softball coach Ju...

How DePaul’s Title IX office plays into new lawsuit against university

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

April 16, 2020

A lawsuit was filed against DePaul University on Thursday alleging that former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti was verbally and physically abusive to players and assistant coaches.  But the accusations went beyond that of one person’s actions. Jenny Conviser — a sports psychologist who couns...

DePaul’s newest Title IX coordinator inherits department distrust but is confident in new role

DePaul's newest Title IX coordinator inherits department distrust but is confident in new role

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

April 1, 2020

Kathryn Statz is now the director of gender equity — previously known as Title IX coordinator — at DePaul. The DePaulia sat down with her to discuss the Title IX office’s high turnover rate and its plans for moving forward under new leadership. Statz has worked at DePaul since 2002 in the athletic department...

Second Title IX coordinator leaves DePaul in 1 year

Ann Skiffington, an attorney, was named the director of Gender Equity. The Office of Gender Equity and the position replaced the Title IX office and coordinator.

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

January 29, 2020

DePaul has already found a replacement Title IX coordinator following the departure of Ann Skiffington, who left the university on Jan. 23 after acquiring the position on Sept. 9. The new director of gender equity will be Kathryn Statz, who was an investigator in the Office of Gender Equity for over...

Page 29: DePaul Title IX office rebrands, new director aims for transparency

Page 29: DePaul Title IX office rebrands, new director aims for transparency

Hannah Mitchell and Shane René

November 12, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-depaul-title-ix-office-rebrands-new-director-aims-for-transparency On this week's episode of Page 29, we sit down with Opinions Editor Emma Oxnevad and Arts & Life Editor Ella Lee to hear about DePaul's new Title IX coordinator – who also has a new title...

As DePaul’s Title IX office rebrands, new director aims for transparency

Ann Skiffington, an attorney, was named the director of Gender Equity. The Office of Gender Equity and the position replaced the Title IX office and coordinator.

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

November 11, 2019

DePaul’s Title IX office has undergone significant changes over the past few months, including an increase in accessible information online and the hiring of new staff. The DePaulia sat down with Ann M. Skiffington, the new director of gender equity — formerly called the Title IX coordinator — to discus...

DePaul hires new Title IX coordinator, retitles position

DePaul hires new Title IX coordinator, retitles position

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2019

DePaul has hired Ann M. Skiffington as the university’s new director of gender equity. The position, previously called “Title IX coordinator,” was filled by Skiffington on Sept. 9. Before joining DePaul, Skiffington held the position of vice president of human resources for Midtown Athletic C...

A conversation with DePaul Title IX

Jessica Landis, Title IX Coordinator, Student Affairs, DePaul University, is pictured Sept. 13, 2018. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

May 6, 2019

Jessica Landis, the Title IX coordinator at DePaul, spoke with The DePaulia to offer her perspective on a previous story published about the Title IX office. While our conversation with her shed light on some questions raised by the article, many remained unanswered. While Landis was unable to comment on certai...

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad

April 22, 2019

Megan, a DePaul sophomore whose name has been changed to protect her identity, emailed the Title IX office in October to report an assault by another student at a DePaul-sponsored event. The office responded fairly quickly, and a man who worked in the Title IX office asked her to set up a time to spe...

DePaul stands against sexual and relationship violence

Karen Tamburro, a 1996 graduate of DePaul’s College of Law, became DePaul’s first full-time Title IX coordinator on Sept. 8, 2015. For the previous 14 years, she served as a supervisory attorney with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Tamburro will be housed in the Office for Institutional Diversity and Equity, and will be supported by deputy Title IX coordinators within Student Affairs, Athletics, Human Resources, Enrollment Management & Marketing and Academic Affairs. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)

Karen Tamburro, Title IX Coordinator

February 19, 2018

More and more conversations about sexual and relationship violence are happening in society and on our campus, driven in part by the growing #MeToo movement. As DePaul’s Title IX Coordinator, I appreciate when students show an interest in these issues and are open to learning more. Last week, some ...

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