Carleton College is committed to maintaining high standards of respect and civility. This commitment extends to creating and maintaining a learning, living, and working environment free from all forms of sexual misconduct as defined by Carleton College’s Policies against Sexual Misconduct. The Lead Team coordinates the College’s sexual misconduct prevention, training, response, and compliance with Title IX.

Title IX Coordinator

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Laura Riehle-Merrill
Assistant Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator

Title IX Deputy for Faculty and Staff

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Heidi Jaynes Bio
Professor of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation, Associate Athletic Director & Senior Woman Administrator
Title IX Deputy/Faculty and Staff

Title IX Lead Team members

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Grace Espinoza Bio
Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator
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Patrick Gordon
Director of Health Promotion
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Blake Held Bio
Director of Security and Emergency Management
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Rae Horton-Clements Bio
Assistant Director Residential Life
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Marit Lysne Bio
Director of Student Health and Counseling
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Gerald Young Bio
Chair of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation
Professor of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation, Athletic Director & Title IX Deputy/Athletics
Off Campus: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

Title IX Lead Team

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Title IX Lead Team

Title IX Lead Team