Contact Information

SUNY Cortland Title IX Campus Contacts

Chief oversight for Title IX issues is the responsibility of the campus Interim Title IX Coordinator, Melanie Woodward.  For assistance, you may contact the coordinator or any of the designated Title IX Representatives listed below. 

Title IX Contacts
Name/TitleOffice/Contact InformationIssue(s) Addressed

Melanie Woodward
Interim Title IX Coordinator;

Affirmative Action Officer

President’s Office
Miller Building, Room 404
607-753-4550 (direct) or 607-753-2263 (office)
melanie.woodward@cortland.edu
TitleIX@cortland.edu

  • Coordinates campus prevention and response efforts regarding gender based discrimination/ harassment
  • Receives reports of gender based discrimination/ harassment
  • Provides accommodations as needed
  • Discrimination-related complaints, including sexual harassment
  • Employee discrimination against another employee
  • Employee discrimination against a student

Virginia Levine
Chief of Staff and Vice President for Policy and Accreditation

President’s Office
Miller Building, Room 408
607-753-2201
virginia.levine@cortland.edu

  • Supervises Title IX Coordinator

Jonah Reardon
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Investigations and Training

President's Office
Van Hoesen Hall, Room C-24
607-753-2956 (direct) or 607-753-2263 (office)
jonah.reardon@cortland.edu

 

  • Student discrimination against another student
  • Student discrimination against an employee
  • Assist TIX Coordinator's efforts in coordinating campus prevention and response efforts regarding gender based discrimination and harassment
  • Receives reports of gender based discrimination/harassment
  • Provides accommodations as needed

James Felton, III
Chief Diversity Officer
Institutional Equity and Inclusion Office

President's Office
Miller Building, Room 404
607-753-2263
james.felton@cortland.edu

  • Chief Diversity Officer for SUNY Cortland working with equity and inclusion

C. Gregory Sharer
Vice President, Student Affairs

Division of Student Affairs
Corey Union, Room 407-A
607-753-4721
greg.sharer@cortland.edu

  • Oversees resolution of student issues
  • Oversees entire Division of Student Affairs including the University Police Department and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

Christopher Kuretich
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Division of Student Affairs
Corey Union, Room 407-A
607-753-4721
christopher.kuretich@cortland.edu

  • Oversees resolution of student issues
  • Supervises Student Conduct Office
  • Supervises Multicultural Life and Diversity Office and works on institutional diversity initiatives in collaboration with CDO

Rebecca Nadzadi
Director, Student Conduct Office

Student Conduct Office
Corey Union, Room 409-B
607-753-4725
rebecca.nadzadi@cortland.edu

    • Complaints/allegations of student-to-student violations of the Code of Student Conduct
    • Faculty/staff allegations of violations of the Code of Student Conduct
    • Supervises Associate Director of Student Conduct

    Michael Pitaro
    Associate Director, Student Conduct Office

    Student Conduct Office
    Corey Union, Room 409-B
    607-753-4725
    michael.pitaro@cortland.edu

     

    • Complaints/allegations of student-to-student violations of the Code of Student Conduct
    • Faculty/staff allegations of violations of the Code of Student Conduct

    Michael Urtz
    Director, Athletics

    Athletics Department
    Park Center, Room E-346
    607-753-4953
    mike.urtz@cortland.edu

    • Athletics equity complaints/allegations

    Mark DePaull
    Chief of Police, UPD

    University Police Department
    Whitaker Hall, Room 110
    607-753-4127
    mark.depaull@cortland.edu

    • Law enforcement
    • Criminal complaints

    Amanda Wasson
    Investigator, UPD

    University Police Department
    Whitaker Hall, Room 110
    607-753-2734
    amanda.wasson@cortland.edu

    • Law enforcement
    • Criminal complaints
    • Law enforcement investigator for campus

    Cynthia Lake
    Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing, Staff Development and Programming 

    Residence Life and Housing
    Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-33
    607-753-5414
    cynthia.lake@cortland.edu

    • Residence Life and Housing complaints/allegations
    • Sexual harassment, sexual assault and violence prevention training for residential staff

    Ronnie Casella
    Associate Dean, School of Education

    School of Education
    Education Building, Room 1239A
    607-753-5431
    ronnie.casella@cortland.edu

    • Primary contact in School of Education for students requiring academic and other assistance above the faculty advisor and chair levels.

    Eileen Gravani
    Associate Dean, School of Professional Studies

    School of Professional Studies
    Professional Studies Building, Room 1175
    607-753-2702
    eileen.gravani@cortland.edu

    • Primary contact in School of Professional Studies for students requiring academic and other assistance above the faculty advisor and chair levels.

    Vincent DeTuri
    Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

    School of Arts and Sciences
    Old Main, Room 125
    607-753-4314
    vincent.deturi@cortland.edu

    • Primary contact in School of Arts and Sciences for students requiring academic and other assistance above the faculty advisor and chair levels.

    Updated July 16, 2019