Reporting a Concern or Violation

 The Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance is pleased to announce that we have implemented a new online reporting system, Advocate GME. This system will allow individuals to report discrimination complaints, staff grievances and accommodation requests in a more efficient way. Individuals will have an opportunity to provide supportive documents and
information as well. The reporting system can be found on the following websites:


Compliance Officer
J’onnelle A. Colbert-Diaz
Associate Director/Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator

Sexual misconduct

For allegations of sexual misconduct, including, but not limited to, sexual harassment or acts of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and other forms of sex/gender discrimination, the University has designated a Title IX Coordinator with overall responsibility for oversight of the University’s compliance with its obligations under Title IX. All complaints or any concerns about sexual conduct should be submitted to the Title IX Coordinator.
Title IX Coordinator
Shanita L. Pettaway
University of Arkansas

Administration Building 405
Mailstop: ADMN 405(479) 575-7111 (voice) or (479) 575-3646 (tdd)
(479) 409-9972 (voice or text)

Sexual assault by faculty, staff or NON-student

For allegations of sexual assault by faculty, staff or other persons (other than students), the Title IX Coordinator makes a referral to the University Compliance Officer, who coordinates with the University of Arkansas Police Department (UAPD) and the University Health Center to ensure that allegations of sexual assault reported to University officials are investigated and that confirmed allegations are addressed through University personnel processes, as appropriate.
Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance
346 N. West Avenue (West Avenue Annex),

Sexual misconduct by studentS

For allegations of sexual misconduct by students, the Deputy Title IX Coordinators, in consultation with the Title IX Coordinator, coordinate with UAPD and the University Health Center to ensure that allegations of sexual misconduct reported to University officials are processed through the University student conduct system, as appropriate.  The Deputy Title IX Coordinators report to the University Title IX Coordinator on all allegations of sexual misconduct processed through the student conduct system.  Contact Deputy Title IX Coordinator.
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Shane Barker
Director of Advising


Discrimination or discriminatory harassment

To report alleged incidents or complaints of discrimination or discriminatory harassment, visit Report Concer page or you visit the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance website:



The University policies regarding nondiscrimination can be found at the following sites: