Interim Title IX Coordinator hired, replaces Aguilar
In a “Words from Waller” email on Sept. 23, President Stephen Thorsett announced the hiring of Darci Heroy as interim Title IX Coordinator. Heroy is a Senior Consultant and Director of Strategic Partnership for Grand River Solutions. Grand River Solutions is a consulting firm for Title IX and Clery Act regulations in K-12 schools and higher education institutions. Heroy will report to Lisa Landreman, vice president of Student Affairs, and is replacing Jade Aguilar as Title IX Coordinator.
Thorsett said in his email: “Darci will review our Title IX policy and practices, continuing to monitor our alignment with regulations and national best practices. She will conduct required trainings for students and employees, and ensure that we continue to respond to all complaints of possible sex discrimination and oversee the fair, sensitive, and timely investigation and coordination of resolutions.” Heroy can be reached at <dheroy>.
Thorsett’s email stated there will be a search for a permanent Title IX coordinator. Willamette is required to have a Title IX Coordinator at all times by federal regulations.