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Title IX Office

Webster is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff.

Title IX Office's Responsibilities: Webster University is committed to maintaining a safe learning and working environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct that undermine its educational mission to transform students, faculty, and staff for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Our Team and Policy

Title IX Office staff in front of trees
Kimberley Pert, Interim Head of the Title IX Office (right)
Lori Watson, Deputy Title IX Coordinator (left)

The Policy at Webster

To offer an open learning and working environment, we have created a policy on sexual assault, harassment and other sexual offenses. Our Title IX office offers support, training and reporting tools to help members of the Webster University community. We have outlined these resources in our policy and encourage our community to engage with our team openly.

Title IX Policy

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Kimberley Pert: Kimberley has been in her role as Interim Head of the Title IX Office since May 2019. Prior to May 2019, she was the Human Resources Manager at Webster University. Kimberley has nearly 15 years of experience in Human Resources. She served as a Title IX Investigator during her tenure as Associate Director of Human Resources at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Kimberley is a 2002 graduate of Webster University. She earned her B.A. in Business Administration and holds PHR (Professional Human Resources) and SHRM-CP (Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional) certifications. Kimberley is a member of The Association of Title IX Administrators, the Society of Human Resources Management, and College and University Professionals Association.

Lori Watson: As a music educator/therapist, Lori found her passion in caring for the marginalized and vulnerable. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Concordia University Ann Arbor and a Professional in Human Resource (PHR) certification. Since 2011 she has had multiple roles in higher education, including case management of academic integrity violations, where she investigated incidences, conducted fact finding efforts and evidence collection, and witness interviews. In her role as a paralegal at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Lori served on the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and oversaw contract administration. Lori has participated in a variety of legal and human resource training and education including Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act compliance, Court Appointed Special Advocate techniques, Interpersonal Communication, Workplace Harassment Prevention and Management, Restoring the Soul After Sexual Trauma, and Understanding Transgender Issues in the Workplace. Lori is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, the Missouri Peace Officers Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Association of Title IX Administrators.

Resources for Webster Students

Learn about how and when to make a report. We also have counseling information, annual trainings and other resources for students.

View Student Resources

Resources for Webster Faculty and Staff

To help our faculty and staff members, we have compiled information about responsibilities, annual training sessions and counseling.

Faculty/Staff Resources

Information About Reporting and Processes

Find a step-by-step process guide here and information about the Administrative and Hearing Board processes.

Report Processes

Title IX Events Calendar

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Title IX Office

Title IX Coordinator - Kimberley Pert
200 Hazel, St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 246-7780 | titleix@webster.edu