The Office of Title IX, in collaboration with University partners, works to build and sustain a safe, gender equitable environment for students, faculty, and staff in all aspects of educational programming and employment. The Office of Title IX is responsible for ensuring compliance with the University's anti-discrimination policies related to gender-based discrimination, harassment and violence, including sexual and relationship (domestic and dating) and dating violence and stalking, and promoting full compliance with all applicable federal, state and local discrimination laws.
Director of the Office of Title IX and Title IX Coordinator
I am Director of the Office of Title IX and Title IX Coordinator for the University. My role is to work with University partners to build and sustain a safe, gender-equitable campus climate for all members of our community. I am responsible for serving as the central resources for all Title IX related matters including our efforts to identify and address instances of gender-based discrimination, harassment or violence. We focus on eliminating the behavior, preventing its re-occurrence and addressing its effects. I work with students, faculty, and staff to understand their options when they are impacted, oversee a fair and equitable investigation process and am responsible for supporting and developing programs, procedures, and learning opportunities that supporting survivors, address violations effectively and work toward prevention for the future. I am a DU alum, having received my MSW from the Graduate School of Social Work. I have over 30 years of experience working to address and prevent interpersonal violence and trauma as a psychotherapist and counselor, working in offender management, providing training and education to professionals and working to change public policy. The most rewarding aspect of my job is working with exceptional student, faculty and staff partners to create positive change on campus. I live with my wonderful husband and 17 year old dog. You might not know, I am a Colorado native.