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Black and white portrait of Tiffany Bailey. Tiffany is a white woman with short curly hair. She is wearing glasses and smirking at the camera. There are shelves of handbags and strings of photographs behind her.

Tiffany Bailey


Accessibility Resources & Service

Tiffany is originally from Illinois and moved to North Carolina in 2005. She has a Master of Science in Education from the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Colorado State University. She has been working in the disability services/accessibility services profession since 2006 and in Higher Education since 2005. Tiffany was an Assistant Director, then Interim Director at Office of Accessibility Resources and Services at UNC – Greensboro until 2010 when she came to UNC-Chapel Hill as the Assistant Director. In 2013, she was named the Director of Accessibility Resources and Service at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Tiffany has presented both locally and nationally regarding best practices in disability services and access. She is a member of AHEAD, NC AHEAD, Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science and Medical Education.

In her spare time, she spends time with her partner, child, and fur children, cooks, gardens, marathon watches shows on Netflix, listens to true crime podcasts and races her human child in her medical scooter.

Get to Know Tiffany

How do you identify yourself?

Disabled, white woman and mom and first generation college student.

List three things that people would be most surprised to learn about you.

  1. I’m equally as extroverted as I am introverted.
  2. I love water, but not really the ocean.
  3. I’m from a very (very!) rural town in Illinois

Whom do you admire and why?

I admire my Mom (Mama Scott) because she’s loving, caring and strong. She’s always there to support me and my sister without judgment and she lets us make our own decisions. Mama Scott is someone I can confide in, she always challenges herself to learn new things and engages in dialogue around those topics, and we can speak openly about our challenges with physical and mental health… basically any challenge! Mama Scott is the type of Mom (and person) I aspire to be.