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Laura Johnson, Ph.D., Title IX Coordinator

Laura Johnson, Ph.D.Laura Johnson, Ph.D., serves as Title IX Coordinator. Dr. Johnson comes to Baylor from Georgetown (Ky.) College, where she served as Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator. She has a wide range of experience in student services overall and in the prevention, investigation and management of sexual violence on college campuses.

Carolyn Hughes, Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Carolyn joined the Title IX Office as a Title IX Investigator in October 2016. Her primary role as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator is to assist the Title IX Coordinator in the oversight of investigations 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 assist with the University's Title IX training and outreach. In addition to assisting the Title IX Coordinator wherever necessary, she will assist in managing the day-to-day responsibilities of the office.

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.

Elysa Bucci, Title IX Investigator

In February 2019, Elysa joined the Title IX Office as a Title IX Investigator. Her primary role is to manage the day-to-day responsibilites associated with the University's Title IX compliance obligations. Elysa 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.

Melissa Morie, Title IX Investigator

In April 2019, Melissa joined the Title IX Office as a Title IX Investigator. Her primary role is to manage the day-to-day responsibilites associated with the University's Title IX compliance obligations. Elysa 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.

Christina Jeong, Coordinator of Student Support

Christina JeongChristina joined the Title IX Office in May 2017 as the Administrative Case Manager. Her primary role is to provide administrative support to the office’s remedial and protective measures program and hearing process. In addition to coordinating the scheduling of hearings, Christina coordinates the provision of remedial measures to assist in maintaining each party’s well-being and continued access to University programs, as appropriate. She also assists in the management of protective measures for students, faculty, staff, and third parties to ensure a safe and non-discriminatory campus environment. She coordinates with all members of the Title IX team to ensure that individualized cases receive the right services in an appropriate and timely manner.

Tracey Tevis, Training and Prevention Specialist

Tracey joined the Title IX team in October 2019. Her primary role consists of training students, faculty, and staff on Title IX policies. In addition to providing training on policies, Tracey also provides trainings on awareness and preventative measures, including but not limited to bystander intervention and healthy relationships. Tracey oversees, the annual Title IX event, "Set the Standard," for all new incoming students in the fall.

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

Brianna GilbreathBrianna 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.

Candace Huskey, Administrative Associate

Candace HuskeyCandace joined the Title IX Office in October of 2018 as an Administrative Associate. As an Administrative Associate, Candace maintains internal records and schedules hearings, report reviews, meetings and events. Candace manages the Title IX Staff calendars and monitors the Title IX Office workflow, including scheduling intake meetings, taking direct calls and ensuring appropriate follow up, thereby providing a full range of clerical support for the Administrative Manager and Title IX office, while maintaining utmost confidentiality and customer service.

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.

External Investigators

External investigators are external professionals who are trained on Title IX issues and the policies and procedures of Baylor University. Each external investigator has experience and training on how to conduct trauma-informed investigations that are neutral and equitable to parties. They are utilized on an as needed basis.

Title IX Case Management Team

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.