Melissa Swartz, M.Ed. BA

Melissa Swartz, M.Ed. BA

Director of Compliance


Oversees institutional compliance program:
Review and evaluation policies, contract and ethical issues/concerns for the College.
Assist in ensure faculty, staff and student comply with rules and requirements of regulatory agencies and with College polices and procedures.
Ensure the College meets expected standards of conduct and prevent and manage enterprise risk to the College.
Serve in the following roles:
Title IX Coordinator
Title II/Section 504 (ADA) Coordinator
Clery Coordinator
Open Records and Privacy Officer
Contract and Policy Coordinator


Master of Education in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of West Florida
Bachelor of Arts in English, Philosophy and Political Science from Ashland University

Certifications, Honors & Achievements

Introduction to the Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview within the Sexual Assault Investigative Response, 6/2017
Conduct Board Association of Title IX
Title IX Investigator Training, 1/2017
Administrators (ATIXA) Training, 6/2017
Campus Sexual Assault, Domestic/Dating Violence and Stalking Training, CA Dept. of Justice, 2/2016
Title IX & Athletics, Self-Evaluation Class, Good Sports, Inc., 11/2015
National Association of College and University Attorneys, Writing Investigative Reports, 11/2015
Title IX Institutional Obligations and Enforcement, Webinar, 10/2015
Title IX ASAP, Awareness and Sexual Assault Prevention Advanced Investigator Training, 9/2015
ATIXA Title IX Administrators Level 3 Training, Compliance, 6/2015
Veterans Network Ally Training, 4/2015
Title IX, VAWA, and Sexual Misconduct Investigation Training, 10/2014
Safe Zones Training, 9/2013
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program, 9/2013
Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration Scholar, 8/2013
National Conflict Resolution Center, The Exchange, for Campus Life, 10/2012


Kenyon Civility Integrity Values Ethics (CIVE)
Title IX on College Campuses, San Diego County AAUW Chapter Meeting
Title IX and Your Role in Preventing Sexual Violence, CSUSM
Title IX and Your Role as a Mandatory Reporter of Sexual Violence, CSUSM
Wellness and Consent, CSUSM
Healthy Relationships, CSUSM
Success at SDSU
Living Well at SDSU
Breaking the Surface, Hazing and High Risk Behaviors, SDSU
Empowered by Values, Leadership Summit at SDSU
“Creating a First Year Living Learning Community on Your Campus”, Southeastern Association of Housing Officers
“Facebook, Myspace, On Going Training, Oh My”, SEAHO Presentation


Ohio Department of Higher Education Inspiring a Community of Shared Responsibility Grant, 2017-2018

Community/Professional Service

Student Handbook Revision Committee, Kenyon College
Chair, “Not Anymore” Sexual Violence Prevention/Education Programming, CSUSM
Title IX/DHR Advisory Committee, CSUSM
Student Response Team, CSUSM
Chair, Bystander Intervention Committee, CSUSM
Chair, Sexual Violence Online Education Selection Committee, CSUSM
Collaborative Incident Management Team, SDSU
Student Affairs Staff Awards, Unsung Hero Award Recipient, SDSU
Critical Incident Management Team, SDSU
Program Reviewer for the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA)
Hazing Education Committee, SDSU
Voyages Student Leadership Program Facilitator
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Planning Committee

90%: students receiving financial aid