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Title IX Coordinator Notice

May 31, 2024

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Our Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Kevin Carmody, will be taking a medical leave of absence beginning June 3, 2024. We extend our best wishes as he addresses his health.

Per our notice requirements, we are sharing with the university that Dr. Kathleen VanderVeen will serve as our Acting Title IX Coordinator effective immediately. Dr. VanderVeen serves as Associate Vice President and Chief Deputy Inclusion and Equity Officer and is a long-time civil rights/compliance professional who is extensively trained in Title IX. Her appointment is outlined in the Title IX transition and succession planning process on the TitleIX website. We appreciate the leadership and steadfast work of Deputy Title IX Coordinators MJ Creutz and Stacy Piasecki, who will continue to work closely with Dr. VanderVeen. As we assess the ongoing needs of the office, we will incorporate additional support and keep you updated.


Jesse M. Bernal, Ph.D.
Vice President for Inclusion and Equity

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