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Curtis Welcomes Title IX and HR Hire in New Year

Kimberly Gould will oversee Title IX functions, human resources, and equal opportunity services.

Kimberly GouldKimberly Gould will join the Curtis staff beginning January 11 as Title IX Coordinator and Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity. Ms. Gould was hired following a thorough search over the last several months, led by Shelly Weiss Storbeck and Tammarah Townes of Storbeck Search & Associates.

Ms. Gould comes to Curtis from Bard College, where she served as the school’s associate dean for gender equity and Title IX coordinator, and managed compliance with laws governing protections based on gender and disability. She brings significant experience conducting thorough internal investigations in cases of student and employee grievances; and implementing mediation, negotiation, and restorative justice practices. In addition to more than five years of service in educational institutions, she is a practicing attorney, with a cum laude J.D. degree from Albany Law School and an active bar designation in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

At Curtis, Ms. Gould will oversee Title IX functions, human resources, and equal opportunity services. She will participate in a task force designed to support the well-being of students, staff, alumni, and faculty, and will work closely with the Ombuds office to develop institutional equity initiatives across the campus. In addition to serving as a member of the President’s cabinet, she will also have an open and confidential line to the board of trustees.

“I am honored to have been chosen for this important position at Curtis,” says Ms. Gould. “I look forward to getting to know the community very well and becoming part of this very prestigious institution. I take seriously the responsibility of serving closely with students, faculty, and staff to ensure a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment in which all can be successful. I am grateful to have this opportunity to work and learn alongside everyone at Curtis.”