Former Title IX Coordinator Jill Thomas resigned from her position Friday, according to a staff member in the Title IX office.
While Ellery Dake ’14 was a Stanford undergraduate, another student — then a member of the football team — allegedly raped her. Nearly eight years later, this January, Dake began pursuing punitive action against him through Stanford’s Title IX Office.
Catherine Criswell Spear, Stanford’s first Title IX coordinator, is stepping down from her post on Sept. 11. A former director of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in Cleveland, she will be moving to the University of Virginia (UVA) as the new assistant vice president for equal opportunity programs.