Staff – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
Title IX

Dr. Bill Boerner

Bill Boerner
he/him/his
Assistant Vice President – Title IX Coordinator
Phone: (315) 781-3922
Email: boerner@hws.edu
Bill began at the Office of Title IX Programs and Compliance in July 2019, having previously served as the Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, among other roles, at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He oversees the office and monitors campus climate, manages the Sexual Misconduct Policy protocols for investigations and adjudications, and coordinates campus resources related to Title IX and sexual violence prevention. Bill manages compliance training efforts for all students, faculty, and staff to meet federal and state requirements. He serves in an emergency on-call capacity, and regularly meets with students, faculty, and staff to discuss instances of sexual violence and ensure access to resources. Bill has an extensive background in Student Affairs Administration and Social Justice education. He received his BA in Social Science from Keene State College, an MA in Education from the University of Connecticut, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Johnson & Wales University. A native of New England, Bill presents regularly on topics related to identity, Social Justice, Title IX, inclusion, LGBTQA issues, understanding bias, and navigating transitions.

 

Regina Gesicki

Regina Gesicki
she/her/hers
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Phone: (315) 781-3922
Email: gesicki@hws.edu

Regina joined the Office of Title IX Programs and Compliance in September 2018 after five years serving in various student affairs positions at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. Regina’s experience includes programming and education on violence prevention and bystander intervention (specifically the Green Dot curriculum), trauma-informed Title IX compliance and case processing, as well as student leadership development. In her role at the Colleges, Regina works to develop and implement education and training for students and employees on their rights and responsibilities under the HWS Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Policy. Alongside the Title IX Coordinator, she serves in an emergency on-call capacity and regularly meets with students, faculty and staff to discuss resources and paths available to those impacted by sexual violence. A native of New Jersey, Regina received her BA and MA from the University of Notre Dame.

CONTACT

Office of Title IX Programs & Compliance
603 S. Main Street (Lake Level) Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3922
Fax: (315) 781-4564
TitleIX@hws.edu

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For assistance after hours and on weekends contact Campus Safety at 315-781-3333.