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Office of Equal Opportunity and Office of Title IX


In collaboration with University partners, the Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX fosters an environment of equal opportunity for students, faculty, and staff in all aspects of educational programming and employment. The Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with the University's anti-discrimination policies and promoting full compliance with all federal, state and local discrimination laws.



Erika Hollis, JD
Interim Executive Director of Equal Opportunity & Title IX Coordinator
Phone: 303-871-3142




Molly Hooker, MA

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Phone: 303-871-2302


Rufina Hernandez


   Rufina Hernández, JD
   Associate Director Equal Opportunity
   Interim ADA Coordinator
   Phone: 303-871-7726


Rufina graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center and is a licensed Colorado attorney. She most recently served as the Director of the Colorado Civil Rights Division and has extensive experience with civil rights matters having served as the Director of the Human and Civil Rights Department of the National Education Association in Washington DC and Executive Director of the Latin American Research and Service Agency in Denver. She also has previous DU experience serving as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. She will assist the Executive Director of the Equal Opportunity & Title IX office in ensuring equity and compliance on DU's campus.



Alba Gonzalez


   Alba Gonzalez, MCJC
   Phone: 303-871-7479


Alba joined the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX in 2018 as an Investigator. Previously, she worked as a Bilingual Spanish speaking Investigator at the Colorado Civil Rights Division where she was responsible for investigating complex discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodations. She also conducted mediations as a third party neutral, and provided outreach and education on Colorado's anti-discrimination laws to the general public. Prior to her position at the Colorado Civil Rights Division, she served as a Paralegal in the Jimenez Law Firm and in the firm of Cianciolo and Beasley. Ms. Gonzalez holds a master's degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science in the same field from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Priscilla Rose


   Priscilla Rose, JD
   Phone: 303-871-7481


Priscilla joined the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX in 2019 as an Investigator. Prior to coming to DU, she worked as a Civil Rights Investigator at Pikes Peak Community College in Human Resources Services. Priscilla earned her. J.D. at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA and her B.A. from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO. She is from Colorado and enjoys giving back to her community through volunteer service. She currently volunteers with the nonprofits CASA for Kids of the Pikes Peak Region and UpaDowna adventure organization.