The University of Southern Indiana has named Beth Devonshire as Interim Title IX Coordinator, effective Monday, July 5. She will hold the position while a search is conducted to fill the position permanently.
As Interim Title IX Coordinator, Devonshire will be responsible for upholding federal gender-equity law by serving as the primary point of contact and overseeing the reporting, investigation and adjudication of complaints of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, stalking and relationship violence.
An experienced student affairs professional, Devonshire is employed by D. Stafford & Associates where she has worked since 2012 as an associate and as full-time consultant on matters including Title IX, Clery Act and other compliance related issues. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, a trained mediator and has spoken to institutions across the country on legislative and legal issues impacting higher education.
Devonshire served in student affairs positions at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, Bridgewater State University and Stonehill College from 2006-18 and has served on national and state committees for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the Association for Student Conduct Administrators. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from Stonehill College and a Juris Doctorate from the Suffolk University School of Law.
For more information about USI’s Title IX office, visit USI.edu/sexual-assault-prevention-and-response. Students needing to report sexual assault, violence or harassment can click the “Report” button on the website or contact Devonshire at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 812-464-1703.
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