Title IX & Civil Rights Investigator
Jennifer Corey Meehan currently serves as a Senior Solutions Specialist for Grand River Solutions. Prior to joining Grand River Solutions, Jenn served as an Institutional Equity Investigator and Title IX Investigator for the University of Texas in Austin. In these roles, Jenn ensured compliance with the University’s anti-discrimination policy, including matters related to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and sex (differential treatment, disparate impact, harassment, and sexual misconduct & violence). Jenn’s investigations spanned allegations related to students, faculty, and/or staff. As Institutional Equity Investigator, Jenn generally enforced Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, ADAAA, and ADEA laws.
In a prior role, Jenn was a Human Rights Investigator with the Maine Human Rights Commission where she enforced anti-discrimination law on the state level and dual-filed cases with federal agencies such as the EEOC. In this capacity, Jenn investigated matters in a diversity of settings such as employment, housing, public accommodations, and education (including higher education). As Human Rights Investigator, Jenn generally enforced Title VI, Title VII, ADAAA, ADEA, and Whistleblower Protection Laws.
In the half decade Jenn has worked in investigations, she has resolved hundreds of cases. In addition to her roles’ investigatory functions, Jenn has also become a skilled mediator. At the Maine Human Rights Commission, Jenn employed shuttle diplomacy to become the office leader resolving cases in settlement. And at the University of Texas, Jenn helped to develop the University’s Restorative Justice Program from its inception. Jenn has a particular penchant for alternate dispute resolution, which motivational interviewing skills she carries over to her investigations.
Jenn received her B.A. from Colby College and her J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law. Jenn also holds a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University.