Faculty & Staff Insider

October 17, 2018

New Title IX coordinator appointed

Valery Richardson has been appointed the University of Washington’s Title IX Coordinator. Valery emerged as the successful candidate after an extensive national search and vetting process. Portrait of Valery

In addition to serving as the UW’s Interim Title IX Coordinator since March 2018 and Deputy Title IX Coordinator from May 2017 to March 2018, Valery brings extensive management and oversight experience in higher education administration and leadership. Prior to joining UW Compliance & Risk Services, Valery served as the Associate Dean of Student Affairs at UW Bothell and previously worked for the University of California system for more than 15 years.

Valery has a bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and earned a master’s degree in college and university administration from Michigan State University.

In her new role as the University’s Title IX Coordinator, Valery will serve our three campuses and partner with UW leadership, administrators, academic personnel, staff and students to advance the University’s mission of creating a safe and inclusive environment and of meeting our responsibilities under Title IX.