Compliance & Equity Office

The Compliance & Equity Office provides central support for the university's efforts to comply with its legal, regulatory and ethical obligations.

The Office manages three related programs:

The Compliance & Ethics Program

The Chief Compliance Officer has overall responsibility for the university's compliance and ethics program.  This program, founded upon William & Mary's Code of Ethics, coordinates the many things the university does to prevent, detect, and remediate misconduct -- illegal or unethical conduct.  

The Equity and Title IX Program

The Office coordinates W&M's discrimination, harassment, and sex- and gender-based violence prevention and response.  Online organization charts provide more information about which offices are involved in W&M's discrimination/sexual violence prevention and response work.  

The Office
responds to reports and complaints of discrimination and harassment, including by conducting investigations.  The Office also

Kiersten Boyce, the Chief Compliance Officer, is the university's Title IX CoordinatorADA/Rehabilitation Act Coordinator and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator.  

The Policy Program 


The policy program develops and publishes university policies, procedures, and regulations.  

You should contact the Office with:

The Compliance & Equity Office does not provide privileged legal advice - please contact University Counsel for legal services.

This website last updated September 2015.