Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis to leave U. for independent K-12 school

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis to leave U. for independent K-12 school

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Name IX Program Officer Rene Davis to go away U. for unbiased Ok-12 college

Since 2017, Davis has labored to subtle Name IX insurance policies, seriously have interaction with U. neighborhood contributors

Davis served as a facilitator within the Vital Awareness Studying Team, served as a personnel useful resource to scholar leaders of the Black Scholar Union from 2018 to 2019 and joined the founding board for BeingBlack@Brown.

Name IX Program Officer Rene Davis will go away the College in June to transform assistant head of an unbiased Ok-12 college, in keeping with a Would possibly 6 announcement from Russell Carey ’91 MA’06, government vp for making plans and coverage.

All over her time on the College, Davis has labored to refine insurance policies inside the Name IX Place of job, which serves as a central useful resource on campus to document gender and sexual-based harassment. 

Outdoor her position within the Name IX and Gender Fairness Place of job, Davis has engaged with neighborhood contributors and campus organizations. She served as a facilitator within the Vital Awareness Studying Team, served as a personnel useful resource to scholar leaders of the Black Scholar Union from 2018 to 2019 and joined the founding board for BeingBlack@Brown.

Davis has spent 24 years operating in upper training, arriving on the College in 2017 with “an in depth background in scholar affairs and compliance,” Carey wrote. Previous to her appointment as Name IX program officer, Davis served because the Name IX and Phase 504 coordinator at Mount Holyoke School.

Davis additionally up to now labored for Alianza, previously Womanshelter/Compañeras, as an administrator, volunteer coordinator and consultant at the battered ladies’s refuge hotline, and engaged in feminine advocacy paintings at Women Inc., sooner than due to this fact transferring into administrative roles in upper training, The Usher in up to now reported.

Her paintings in Name IX coincided with nationwide scrutiny regarding the remedy of sexual violence on a legislative degree. The 2017 virality of the #MeToo motion — a time period coined via activist Tarana Burke in 2006 to foster neighborhood amongst ladies of colour who’ve skilled sexual violence — in addition to the 2017 Ladies’s March brought about conversations about sexism, harassment and sexual attack at many establishments of upper training, together with Brown.

Davis “has been dedicated to maintaining sturdy relationships around the campus with a selected emphasis on construction trusting relationships with scholars,” Carey added. “She has used her experience to paintings with college, personnel and scholars in addressing reviews of sexual and gender-based harassment whilst enticing the neighborhood in prevention and consciousness programming.”

“We’re deeply thankful to Rene for her contributions to the variety, fairness and inclusion paintings at Brown and for all she has achieved for college kids, college and personnel during the last a number of years, and want her nice good fortune and happiness within the subsequent segment of her profession,” Carey wrote.

Efficient June 1, Jeana Horton, present institutional fairness investigator on the College’s Place of job of Institutional Fairness and Range, will function the intervening time Name IX program officer because the College undertakes a countrywide seek for Davis’s successor. This seek will start after the final touch of the ongoing seek for a brand new vp for institutional fairness and variety.

“My revel in as an Institutional Fairness Investigator in OIED will no doubt tell how I means this intervening time position,” Horton wrote in an e-mail to The Usher in. “I’ve won a large number of wisdom in regards to the College and the Name IX Place of job.”

Previous to arriving on the College in 2020, Horton served as Name IX coordinator and institutional compliance officer at Lincoln Memorial College, the place she labored to make sure adherence to civil rights rules and examine cases of discrimination and harassment.

“Rene achieved so much as Name IX Program Officer and I’m hoping to steer the Name IX place of business with the similar willpower as Rene,” Horton added. “I’m hoping to offer a unbroken transition, each as Rene leaves and when the College welcomes a brand new Name IX program officer.”