Emily Babb '01 Named Assistant VP for Title IX Compliance at U of Virginia
April 27, 2017
Emily Babb, a 2001 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed assistant vice president for Title IX Compliance at the University of Virginia.
She comes to the post "after spending over a decade working as an attorney and senior leader with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U. S. Department of Education in its Dallas and Cleveland regional offices," notes an announcement. She'll assume her new duties on May 1.
In her new role, which she'll assume May 1, Babb will serve as UVA's Title IX Coordinator "and will be responsible for supervising the University’s Title IX team and ensuring the University’s overall compliance with Title IX, a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on sex and gender. Specifically, Ms. Babb will provide key leadership and oversight to the university’s policy on sexual and gender-based harassment and other forms of interpersonal violence with respect to students, staff, faculty, and third parties. Her duties will include outreach, training, and effective response to reports."
An English literature and communication double major at DePauw, Babb went on to earn her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she was managing editor of the Oklahoma Journal of Law & Technology and assistant editor for the Oklahoma Law Review.
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