Title IX Coordinator

Report Sexual Misconduct or Assault

Report an incident Understanding the Complaint Process

Contact the Office Directly: titleix@centre.edu

About the Office

John Perrin is the Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance, and serves as the College’s Title IX Coordinator.  He brings experience in these fields from his prior work at Eastern Kentucky University.

Jess Irvine serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Jess comes to Centre through the national Title IX agency called Grand River Solutions, having served in Title IX, investigator, and student affairs positions at several institutions in her career.

Confidential Resources

Student Resources

  • Centre Counseling
  • Office of Religious Life
  • Risk of Harm to Self or Others
    • Mental health professionals are required to disclose information where there is an imminent threat of the person harming themselves or others.

Employee Resources

Greenhouse 17


  • 24/7 Support: (800) 656-HOPE(4673)
  • Counseling services, Medical and legal advocacy, workshops and other events. 

Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. 
  • Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Trevor Project Helpline (LGBTQ Support):

Ephraim McDowell
217 South 3rd Street, Danville, KY 40422
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Contact Information


We can create a culture of caring where:

  1. Students, faculty, and staff feel safe in the place where they work, live, and study;

  2. Students, faculty, and staff are educated in bystander intervention;

  3. Students understand what consent is and strive to have healthy sexual relationships;

  4. Survivors feel safe reporting what’s happened to them and know we care and will help;

  5. Resources are known and widely-accessed;

  6. Policies are alive and practiced and give us strength and clarity to create and uphold the values of the Centre community we love and to which we aspire.

Training Materials

In compliance with 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) issued by the United States Department of Education under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, Centre College has made publicly available the training materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any persons who facilitate an informal resolution process. 

Title IX Coordinators
Decision Makers
For Decision Makers and Informal Resolution Facilitators provided by Title IX Solutions:

Title IX Investigators and Decision-Makers provided by Title IX Solutions, LLC, and United States Arbitration & Mediation, attended the Title IX & Beyond two-day virtual training program in August 2020, which was hosted by Title IX Solutions, LLC. To view each Title IX personnel’s Certificate of Completion of the Title IX & Beyond Training Program, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Centre College has made the Title IX & Beyond training program materials publicly available here: Title IX & Beyond Program Materials August 2020

These materials are the exclusive property of Title IX Solutions, LLC. All rights reserved, ©2020. The publishing of these materials on this website is authorized by Title IX Solutions, LLC solely for use by this institution in compliance with Regulation 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D). No other use or dissemination by this institution or any third party is authorized without the prior written consent of Title IX Solutions, LLC.

The information and materials provided during this program were for educational purposes only and not intended to be legal advice. Attendees should seek independent legal advice concerning the issues presented. 

Title IX Team Members

A group that advises the Title IX Coordinator, but is not involved in any cases or process by virtue of membership on the Team.

Kay Drake

  • Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services

Mary Gulley

  • Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Director of Student Academic Support
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Title IX Team Member

John Perrin

  • Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance