About Us

Kristan Tucker, Title IX Coordinator

Kristan Tucker

In January 2016, Kristan, joined the Title IX Office. Her primary role as the Title IX Coordinator is to oversee the investigation and resolution of matters involving sexual and gender-based harassment and interpersonal violence to include sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as well as coordinate the University’s Title IX training and outreach in this area. Kristan collaborates across divisional lines to manage safety, increase awareness, and develop policy and process for this area.

Carolyn Hughes, Title IX Investigator

Carolyn joined the Title IX Office as a Title IX Investigator in October 2016. Her primary role is managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the University’s Title IX compliance obligations. Carolyn conducts neutral investigations regarding complaints alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and relationship violence, and collaborates with the Title IX Coordinator to assess and ensure the safety of the impacted student and/or community.

Michael Noble, Title IX Investigator

In June 2016, Michael joined the Title IX Office as a Title IX Investigator. His primary role is to manage the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the University’s Title IX compliance obligations. Michael conducts neutral investigations regarding complaints alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and relationship violence as well as collaborates with the Title IX Coordinator to assess and ensure the safety of the impacted student and/or community.

Sarah McPherson, Training and Prevention Specialist

Sarah McPherson

Sarah joined the Title IX department part time in November 2015, serving as a prevention educator. In March 2016, she was hired as the full-time Training and Prevention Specialist. She is available to provide and coordinate trainings, presentations, group discussions and additional resources around the prevention of sexual assault and interpersonal violence, including Title IX policy, procedures, and resources available. Sarah works on campus to lessen the stigma surrounding power-based violence, and advises the It’s On Us Student Advisory Council in addition to the Sexual Assault Advisory Board.

Trenia Cooper, Title IX Case Manager

Trenia Cooper

Trenia’s responsibilities include offering support and community resources to students and working with them in re-scheduling their classes. In addition to managing the daily files and case load of Title IX, Trenia helps prioritize students’ needs if a student requests additional assistance. Most importantly, Trenia empowers and encourages students during any difficult times as they work with the Title IX Office.

Brianna Gilbreath, Administrative Manager & Assistant to the Title IX Coordinator

Brianna Gilbreath

Brianna joined the Title IX Office in June 2016 as an administrative manager. She coordinates all internal, operational aspects of services provided by the Title IX Office and supports the Title IX Coordinator in an administrative capacity.

Review Panel

The Review Panel will consist of three individual members drawn from a standing pool of panelists. The Review Panel may consist of faculty, staff, or external professionals. Students may not serve as a member of the Review Panel. All members of the Review Panel will receive annual training on the issues related to sexual and gender-based harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking and on how to conduct a hearing that is fair and impartial and provides parties with notice and a meaningful opportunity to be heard. Members of the Review Panel will be impartial and free from conflict of interest or actual bias.

Teams, Boards and Committees

The Title IX Case Management Team works with the Title IX Coordinator to manage investigations, remedies (including interim measures) and overall monitoring of campus climate. Click here for current Title IX Case Management Team members.


The Title IX Support Team works with the Title IX Coordinator to help advance the Title IX Office development at Baylor University through advisement and task-force based efforts to ensure continued student care with a compliant and unified Title IX program. Click here for current Title IX Support Team members.