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Title IX Coordinator

Frank VinikD. Frank Vinik, J.D.

Frank Vinik is Catholic University’s first full-time Title IX Coordinator. He has spent more than 20 years working with colleges on issues of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Before coming to Catholic University, he worked for the National Association of College and University Attorneys, United Educators Insurance, and practiced law in Charlotte, N.C. Frank received his law degree from the University of Virginia.

Contact information: 170 Leahy Hall, Tel. 202-319-4177, TITLEIX-COORD@CUA.EDU


Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Kim Gregory

Contact information: 271 Leahy Hall, LEAHY 271, Tel. 202-319- 6062 GREGORYK@CUA.EDU


Dean of Students Staff

Jonathan SawyerJonathan Sawyer

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students




Kathryn JenningsKathryn Jennings

Associate Vice President for Student Engagement




Heidi ZeichHeidi E. Zeich

Associate Dean of Students




Amy KerrAmy P. Kerr

Associate Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life




Stephanie DaveyStephanie P. Davey

Assistant Dean of Students




Department of Public Safety

DPSThe Department of Public Safety (DPS) is located at 120 Leahy Hall. It is staffed 24 hours a day and has more than 30 commissioned officers. To contact DPS, call 202-319- 5111. All campus emergency telephones automatically connect to DPS.







Catholic University Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides up to 45 weekly sessions at no charge for full-time undergraduate and graduate students at CUA. Students must first schedule an intake appointment and then will work with the Center to set up a schedule for therapy sessions. The counseling sessions are confidential and are not part of a student’s academic record.

Sexual Assault Survivor Support Groups: In addition to individual therapy, the Counseling Center runs group therapy sessions specifically for sexual assault survivors. For more information on meeting times, contact the Counseling Center.

CounselorsThe Counseling Center clinical staff includes psychologists, social workers, a psychiatrist, and psychology and social work graduate student counselors. While some of our staff have particular areas of expertise, each staff member is trained to assess and treat a wide variety of concerns. To see bios of each counselor, click here.




Catholic University Student Health Services

Health Services staffThe Student Health Center at Catholic University is headed by Dr. Laurie Staudt, who is board certified in family medicine. The staff includes three nurse practitioners, a triage nurse, and a registered nurse.

The Student Health Center is open during the academic year on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. It is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Student Health Services can provide a medical exam and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. All information given to a physician or nurse practitioner is confidential and will not be shared with other campus offices.