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Kate Costigan, MA

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  • Gender Equity Investigator
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  • Title IX

​​​Kate Costigan joined DePaul University as a gender equity investigator​ in the Office of Gender Equity in April 2021. As a gender equity investigator, Kate  performs investigations of complaints of discrimination and harassment based on protected categories surrounding gender, performs sensitive investigations acting as a fact gatherer, and is responsible for written and verbal communication surrounding investigations.​

Prior to her role at DePaul, Kate served as a graduate recruiter at Dominican University in their Graduate Enrollment Department for four years.  In addition to her full-time role at Dominican, Kate served as a Title IX Investigator for three years.  Prior to her time in Graduate Enrollment, Kate was the Alumnae/i Relations and development assistant within University Advancement at Dominican. ​

Kate earned her MA in mediation and conflict resolution at Dominican University and her BA in family and consumer s​ciences at Eastern Illinois University.