Carolyn Hughes, Director of Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX
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.
Prior to joining the Baylor family, Carolyn worked as a student services professional in higher education for over 12 years, with her last position being the Executive Director of Student Services at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. As part of that position, she oversaw the university’s Title IX Coordinator and strengthened university compliance with Title IX. Additionally, Carolyn has served as a Title IX coordinator, an investigator, and an adjudicator. Carolyn earned her Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
Recent trainings attended:
- Baylor Hearing and Appellate Officer Training
- Baylor Investigator Training
- The Value of Relevance During Cross-Examination in Title IX Hearings
- Restorative Justice Training
- Building Skills to Successfully Mediate Title IX Sexual Harassment Cases