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Title IX Who to Call  


EOI Staff/ Title IX Administration


Marlynn R. Jones, Esquire
Director, Equal Opportunity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator 
 In March 2019, Marlynn joined UNF after serving as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Florida International University for two and a half years, and as an NCAA Division I Compliance Officer for 15 years. Her primary role is to coordinate UNF’s efforts to comply with and carry out the university’s responsibilities under Title IX, implementing regulations, coordinating the investigation of all discrimination complaints, monitoring the hiring and selection of faculty and staff, providing training for the university community, compiling the State of Florida Equity Report and the federal Affirmative Action Plan and using the data from those reports to help departments prepare proactive recruitment strategies for faculty and students. Marlynn oversees the university Title IX Committee and serves on the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Committee and the ADVANCE team for the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction.

She is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bar Associations, Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc’s Jacksonville Alumnae Chapter. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism, a master of science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a juris doctorate from the University of Miami, where she was a member of Iron Arrow (the university’s highest honor), Bar and Gavel (the law school’s highest honor), and the Roger Serino Award recipient for her class presented to the outstanding third-year law student. 


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Fantei Norman

 Title IX and Civil Rights Investigator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator 


In August 2009, Fantei a joined UNF as a Welcome Desk Receptionist in Housing and Residence Life. Fantei joined the EOI staff in August 2017, as an EOI Specialist and was promoted to Coordinator in February 2020. She was promoted to her current position in December 2021. Her primary role is in conducting investigations, and facilitating training opportunities on Title IX, Title VII and Diversity and Inclusion for the UNF community. In addition, Fantei is the primary contact for the EOI website and social media accounts. She is the EOI liaison with the College of Arts & Science, Coggin College of Business, Center for Instruction and Research Technology, Housing and Residence Life, LGBTQ Center, and UNF Online.
Fantei serves as President for UNF African American Faculty and Staff Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University and a master’s degree from Texas Christian University. Fantei is also currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education (EdD) degree program in educational leadership at UNF.


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Leslie Hicks

 EOI Investigator


In April 2022, Leslie joined UNF as an EOI Investigator. Leslie is a Jacksonville University alumna. Leslie most recently worked as a federal contractor investigating Title VII claims for the federal sector and previously worked with the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission. Her primary role is conducting investigations. In addition, Leslie is the EOI liaison with the College of Education & Human Services, Continuing Education, Honors College, Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, Florida Institute of Education, Graduate School, and Student Organizations. 

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Title IX Committee 

The Title IX Committee is charged with monitoring, evaluating, and determining if sex or gender-based equity exists in the areas of Financial Aid, Student Housing, Admissions, Intercollegiate Athletics, Employment and Compensation, and with coordinating the university's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX and its implementing regulations, including the investigation of Title IX complaints and sexual misconduct.



Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Marlynn R. Jones, Esq.

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Administration & Finance

Deputy Title IX Coordinator 

Ms. Rocelia Gonzalez

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Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Donna Kirk


Student Affairs

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Ms. Rachel Winter



Academic Affairs

Deputy Title IX Coordinator  

Dr. Deb Miller



Enrollment Services

Dr. Terry Curran

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Faculty Association

Dr. Jennifer Kane


General Counsel

Mr. Justin Sorrell

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Human Resources

Mr. Daniel Nicolas

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President's Office

Dr. Joann Campbell


Student Athlete

Ms. Ariana Munoz

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Student Accountability & 


Ms. Jocelyn Posos


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Student Government



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University Development 
and Alumni Engagement 
Ms. Teresa Nichols 

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University Police Department

Mr. Adam Brown


Campus Security Authorities

(CSAs) are mandated under federal law to report crimes and their locations per the Clery Act, but not investigate or determine whether an incident is actually a crime. For a list of positions designated as CSAs, please see UNF Policy 1.0120P, titled Campus Safety and Security Reporting.


"Responsible Employees"

Are required to promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, as defined in Sexual Misconduct Regulation (1.0050R), by or against any student, employee, contractor or visitor to the Title IX Coordinator or any Deputy Title IX Coordinator.


Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Region IV (Ala., Fla., Ga., Ky., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tenn.)

Atlanta Federal Center, Suite 3B70
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-8909
(404) 562-7886 (for non-privacy related inquiries)