Title IX Coordinator & EEO Director Services, DEI, Services Solutions Specialist
Dr. Bill Boerner serves as a Senior Solutions Specialist for Grand Rivers Solutions. He previously served as the Interim Vice President and Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. In his previous role, Dr. Boerner oversaw the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion division, leading inclusion goals and visioning for the Colleges. As the Title IX Coordinator, he led sexual violence prevention and response, and maintained compliance training for all students, faculty, and staff. Dr. Boerner has experience leading training and workshops related to identity, DEI, Title IX, bystander intervention, social justice, inclusion, LGBTQ+, understanding bias, and navigating transitions.
Additionally, Dr. Boerner served as the inaugural Chief Diversity Officer for the State University of New York at Fredonia, overseeing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Affirmative Action, Title IX, and ADA compliance. Dr. Boerner has an extensive background in Student Affairs Administration and Social Justice education, is a trained investigator, and has experience leading Intergroup Dialogues as well as Restorative Justice Circles. 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.