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Dwight Hamilton

Associate Vice President for Equity and Title IX Coordinator 

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Dwight Hamilton joined Northwestern on July 3, 2017 as the University’s first Associate Vice President for Equity. In this new position, Dwight leads the Office of Equity and its efforts in providing prevention education, promoting equal opportunity and access, addressing complaints related to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct and retaliation, and in managing diversity in employment practices.

Prior to coming to Northwestern, Dwight served as Smith College’s inaugural Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity.  Dwight also served as the Associate Vice President for Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator at Grand Valley State.  Prior to coming to higher education, he was a Member at a large law firm in Grand Rapids Michigan, where he practiced commercial and employment litigation and was a Corporate Counsel at Steelcase, Inc.   He earned his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Wayne State Law School. 

Dwight Hamilton, Associate Vice President for Equity and Title IX Coordinator
1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 4-500, Evanston Campus
Phone: 847-467-6871

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