Title IX Team and Responsibilities
Title IX Coordinator and Title IX Team
The College’s Title IX Team shall consist of the Title IX Coordinator, the Deputy Title IX Coordinators, the Directors of the Office of Public Safety, the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services, and a designated representative each from the Office of Student Life and the Office of Academic Affairs.
The Title IX Coordinator is the designated representative of the College with primary responsibility for coordinating the College’s Title IX compliance efforts. The Title IX Coordinator has responsibility to lead the Team and designate members of the Team for specific tasks. The Title IX Team shall ensure that the College responds to all reports in a timely, effective, and consistent manner. The Team is charged with the review, investigation, and resolution of all reports of sexual misconduct. Any member of the Team can be contacted with questions about the College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy or with concerns about sexual misconduct at the College. The Team will provide resources and will also discuss options for pursuing both informal and formal resolution of a sexual misconduct complaint.
Gary began working for the Department of Public Safety as a Public Safety Officer in 1987. In 1993, Gary became the Assistant to the Director and in 1996, he was promoted to Associate Director. In 2005 he was promoted to Director of Public Safety, a position he currently shares with Kevin Milby. Gary holds a B.S. in psychology from Centre College.
Sarah Curry worked for several years as a policy researcher and advocate with such organizations as OneAmerica, National Immigration Forum, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Previously, Sarah was the Legislative Strategist & Policy Manager for the We Belong Together campaign, a campaign to engage everyday women and immigrant women in the fight for immigration reform as part of the struggle for women’s equality. There she helped organize the first Senate Judiciary hearing on women & immigration. Her research and policy advocacy has centered on comprehensive immigration reform, immigrant integration & inclusivity, human rights at the northern border, and racial profiling. She holds a MA in Anthropology from George Mason University. She recently graduated with a MFA in Fiction from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she taught introductory fiction and poetry.
File last updated: 8/22/17
Brian joined the Student Life staff in July of 2017 as the Director of Residence Life. He received his bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.
Prior to Centre, Brian worked as a community director at his alma mater, Guilford College, and more recently as the assistant director of residential life at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa. Brian helps support the mission of the office through overseeing educational initiatives within the residence halls, and helps coordinate resident assistant and resident director recruitment, training, and supervision.
Kay is vice president of human resources and administrative services at Centre College, where she has worked since 1997. She has been instrumental in developing an employee handbook, a supervisor policy manual, a salary compensation program for staff, and the employee recognition program at the college.
As the Title IX Coordinator at Centre, she coordinates compliance efforts to carry out the College’s responsibilities under Title IX, as well as those under Section 504 and other applicable non-discrimination laws.
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Mary Gulley joined the faculty of Centre College in 2004 as assistant professor of psychology.
Gulley’s areas of specialty include social psychology, interpersonal communication, social and personality development, and life span development. Her research has been published in the Journal of Social Issues, the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and the International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships.
Gulley holds B.A. degrees in biological sciences and psychology from Transylvania University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in experimental psychology from the University of Louisville.
To read about Dr. Gulley’s CentreTerm course on Alfred Hitchcock, click here.
File last updated: 5/2/13
Kevin joined the Centre community in 1996 as Associate Director of Public Safety. In 2005 he was promoted to Director of Public Safety. He came to Centre from Berea College where he worked in the Public Safety Department for seven years. Kevin holds a B.A. in history from Berea, as well as a M.S. in criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University.
Gina Nicoletti joined the Centre athletic staff in 1993. She has been the senior woman administrator since 1999 and the assistant athletic director since 2003. Nicoletti is the liaison to the director of athletics for 23 varsity sports as well as the NCAA Compliance Officer, director of the Buck Fitness Center and awards coordinater.
Nicoletti coached women’s soccer for 11 years, in which she mentored numerous all-conference and all-region players, as well as two conference players of the year. She was the first coach of women’s soccer to break into the top 10 South Region Rankings.
Who to Contact
The Title IX Team oversees the resolution of reported sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct through the College’s resolution processes. The appropriate process followed will be determined by the role of the Respondent:
Complaints against Students will be resolved under the direction of the Vice President and Dean of Student Life: 859-238-5471.
Complaints against Staff will be resolved under the direction of the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services: 859-238-5467.
Complaints against Faculty will be resolved under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs: 859-238-5226 or Associate Dean: 859-238-5205.
Questions or concerns may also be directed to the Office of Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education. (The OCR Office for colleges in the state of Kentucky is in Philadelphia.)
U.S. Department of Education
The right to be free from retaliation. Any retaliatory behavior should be immediately reported to the Department of Public Safety at 859-236-4357 or by dialing for “HELP” (4357) on a campus phone. The Department of Public Safety is available for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.