Dr. Sylvia Gray, Title IX Coordinator & Senior Director of EEOT (Equity, Equal Opportunity, & Title IX)

Dr. Gray has dedicated over fifteen years of her career to higher education administration and various other roles. Gray's experience includes the following positions:

  • Director of operations for an all girls non-profit agency
  • A prior athletic trainer in sports medicine for several male dominated sports
  • A director of university housing for students
  • A director of university housing for multicultural and international families
  • A senior conduct hearing officer
  • A Title IX Investigator
  • A coordinator of a women's center
  • A coordinator of a multicultural affairs center
  • A leadership facilitator
  • A Greek Life/Risk Management Advisor
  • A certified coach for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Preference Assessment (MBTI)
  • A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trainer and Facilitator
  • And an adjunct professor of Higher Education Administration.
  • Gray also serves as the Title IX Coordinator at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Gray’s experience is rooted in educating, training, storytelling, and engaging with a variety of populations. Gray holds a dual role as Sewanee’s Senior Director of Equity & Equal Opportunity and as the Title IX Coordinator. Her role includes overseeing compliance efforts within specific areas, collaborating with campus partners to achieve mutual interests, and advising the executive offices, faculty, staff, students, clergy, and the broader Sewanee community on issues that intersect with federal laws and guidelines that include: Title II, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX (including the Clery Act, VAWA, and the Campus Save Act), EEO, ADEA, ADA, FERPA and NCAA. 

Contact Dr. Gray at:
O: EQB Annex, Office 104-A
P: 931-598-1420
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
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Kaylei Goodine, EEOT Deputy Coordinator | Student Investigator and TIX Program Director

Kaylei Goodine comes from a military family and is a graduate of the University of the South. Kaylei returned after attaining a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Psychology. Kaylei has worked as a higher education administrator in grievance processes related to sexual misconduct and equal opportunity laws, including the following positions:

  • A coordinator of inclusion and prevention education
  • A project director of the Violence Against Women Act Grant
  • A primary trauma-informed investigator on all sex discrimination cases including, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking
  • A deputy civil rights coordinator
  • She now serves as an EEOT Deputy Coordinator at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Kaylei's particular interest lies in creating preventive systems with equity, diversity, and inclusive practices as a priority through collaborative approaches that truly center the meaning of community. Kaylei's role as Sewanee's EEOT Coordinator for students has the primary function of investigating assigned reports/cases that fall within the Department of EEOT. Kaylei is also responsible for creating and implementing the Title IX Programming and Prevention efforts for the campus community. Kaylei's other duties include assisting the Senior Director/Title IX Coordinator in overseeing the day-to-day compliance with University policies, procedures, and practices related to reducing and responding to various forms of discrimination. 


Contact Deputy Goodine at:

O: EQB Annex, Office 102-A

P: 931-598-1354

E: Prevention@sewanee.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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