Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Faculty Biographies > Faculty Bio

Heatlie, Pamela

Adjunct Professor
Winter 2019

961 Legal Research

Pamela Heatlie is an attorney who previously represented institutions of higher education for 15 years. Her legal practice was wide-ranging, with a particular emphasis on employment law and student-related legal issues. She now serves as the senior associate director of the University of Michigan's Office for Institutional Equity, where her work focuses on creating a welcoming and inclusive campus environment. She is also the University's deputy Title IX coordinator. Professor Heatlie's particular areas of expertise include civil rights law and related investigations, diversity initiatives, and legal and compliance issues related to affirmative action.

In addition to her work at U-M, Professor Heatlie speaks nationally on a variety of civil rights issues affecting higher education, including Title IX compliance. Most recently, in response to a White House task force report, she has worked with the National Center for Campus Public Safety to develop training related to Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudications. She also has taught Legal Issues in Higher Education at Eastern Michigan University and the University of Vermont.

Professor Heatlie received her BA with highest distinction from Wayne State University and her JD from the University of Michigan Law School.


Recently Taught Courses