Emma Hempel

Title IX Coordinator Services

Emma Hempel is a Title IX Coordinator and facilitates Title IX and Equity training for Grand River Solutions. Emma serves as a Title IX Coordinator for both large and small public and private institutions across the country.  As Title IX Coordinator, she oversees institutional Title IX Compliance, ensures a fair and equitable Title IX Process, supervises and mentors Title IX staff, conducts trainings, revises policies and other relevant documentation, conducts outreach and provides support to all parties engaging in the formal and informal Title IX grievance process. As a facilitator, she leads a wide array of sessions including the Title IX Coordinator Training: A Practical Approach to Navigating Beyond Compliance in a Post Regulatory World. Emma also specializes in and leads seminars on the Intersection of Sexual Violence and the LBGTQ Community, and Sex, Gender, Identity and Practice.

With over ten years of experience in the field of higher education, she previously served as the Title IX Coordinator at the State University of New York at New Paltz. In her previous role, she oversaw institutional Title IX compliance and was the primary contact for students, faculty, and staff who were reporting sexual and interpersonal violence. She developed and implemented a variety of trainings and workshops on topics including sexual violence prevention, sexual harassment, bystander intervention, and diversity and inclusion. Emma also served as President for the State University of New York’s Title IX Coordinator Association (STIXCA) and worked with 64 campuses and their Title IX initiatives.

As a proud member of the LGBTQ+ Community, Emma was honored to also serve as SUNY New Paltz’s first LGBTQ Coordinator, where she provided broad support for LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, and students. Emma also previously worked at the LGBTQ Center of the Hudson Valley providing LGBTQ+ Cultural Responsiveness Trainings to local organizations, companies, universities, and k-12 schools.

Emma obtained her undergraduate degree in music and her graduate degree in Social Justice Educational Studies from SUNY New Paltz. Emma resides in New Paltz, NY.