Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Coordinator
Heather Cowan
Phone: (505) 277-5251
Email: hbcowan@unm.edu

Responsibilities of Title IX Coordinators are to coordinate the institution's efforts to comply with its obligations under Title IX and the Title IX regulations including:

  • Notification and Education
  • Consultation, Investigation, and Disposition
  • Institutional Monitoring and Compliance Assurance
  • Reporting to senior leadership on an annual or semi-annual basis
  • The design, oversight, distribution and implementation of Title IX policies within the University
  • Development and implementation of institution-wide educational programs and Title IX training availability
  • Development of accessible support materials setting forth relevant resources
  • Coordination with on and off campus law enforcement
  • Ongoing process of reviewing and identifying patterns of discrimination and systemic problems and the development of measures to address
  • Preparation of Title IX reports
  • Ability to demonstrate institutional commitment to compliance

The Title IX coordinator is also responsible for the oversight and management of all Title IX complaints within the University, including:

  • Grievance initiation and processing
  • Interim measures (where appropriate)
  • Documentation and notice
  • Non-retaliation

For more information and a list of available resources, please visit LoboRESPECT.