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Title IX Coordinators

Reports or complaints of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking, or questions about the university’s policies, procedures, resources, or programs concerning any of those issues, may be directed to the university’s Title IX coordinator or one of the university’s deputy Title IX coordinators.

Title IX Coordinator
Ashley Blamey
1817 Melrose Avenue
Phone: 865-974-9600
Email: ashleyblamey@utk.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Prevention, Training & Evaluation
Laura Bryant
1817 Melrose Avenue
Phone:865-974-9600
Email: lbryant7@utk.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Support
Sarah Thomas
1817 Melrose Avenue
Phone:865-974-9600
Email: sarahthomas@utk.edu

Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, Office of Equity and Diversity
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Office of Equity and Diversity
Jennifer L. Richter
1840 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-2498
jrichter@utk.edu
oed.utk.edu

Director, Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Conduct
Betsy Smith
409 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-2045
865-974-3171
bbsmith@utk.edu
studentconduct.utk.edu

Senior Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Intercollegiate Athletics
Donna Thomas
Brenda Lawson Athletic Center
1551 Lake Loudon Boulevard
865-974-0123
dthomas7@utk.edu

Clery Compliance Coordinator
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Law Enforcement and Clery Compliance
Jillian Paciello
University of Tennessee Police Department
1101 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-0544
jpaciell@utk.edu
clery.utk.edu
utpolice.utk.edu


In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, UT policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity. Reports or complaints of Sex Discrimination or Prohibited Conduct, or questions about the University’s policies, procedures, resources, or programs concerning any of those issues, may be directed to the University’s Title IX Coordinator or one of the University’s Deputy Title IX Coordinators.

The responsibilities of the Title IX coordinator and deputy Title IX coordinators are described in more detail in the university’s policy on sexual misconduct and relationship violence.