Meet the Staff
Michelle Ray, Interim Title IX Coordinator
Michelle has been at Swarthmore since August 2015 and has served as the Interim Title IX Coordinator since October 2017. Michelle spent a significant part of her career working at the University of Pennsylvania, serving as a Student Intervention Specialist for the Vice Provost of University Life Crisis Intervention Team, and the Director of Sansom Community Services. She is also an experienced self defense instructor and long-time volunteer in Philadelphia with organizations such as Women Against Abuse and Women Organized Against Rape.
Kathleen Withington, Administrative Assistant
Kathleen has been with Swarthmore since 2010. Originally from Drexel Hill, she now lives in West Chester. She is very happy to provide administrative support to the Office of the Title IX Coordinator and interact with students.
Raven Bennett, Interim Title IX Fellow
Raven has been with Swarthmore since July 2017. She supports the Title IX Office with programming, resources, events, the SHARE website, and community building. She attended Swarthmore College as an undergraduate and was an inaugural member of both Student Title IX Advisory Teams. While a student at Swarthmore, Raven majored in Psychology and minored in Educational Studies. In addition to serving as the Interim Title IX Program & Events Fellow, Raven is a Lang Social Impact Fellow and the founder and program coordinator of the Fraternity Mentorship Program.