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Search Committee for Associate Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance

Northwestern University is conducting a search for an associate vice president for Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance. A search committee, which includes faculty, students and staff, will undertake the search. The committee has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa to support the search.

Members of the Northwestern community are invited to share feedback, submit questions and recommend candidates by contacting the search committee at


Associate Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance Search Committee

  • Robin R. Means Coleman (Co-chair), Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, and the Ida B. Wells and Ferdinand Barnett Professor, Department of Communication Studies
  • Stephanie M. Graham (Co-chair), Vice President and General Counsel
  • Ryley Boddeker-O'Connor, Undergraduate Student, School of Education and Social Policy, Class of 2023
  • Michael T. Chin, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel
  • Luke Figora, Vice President for Operations
  • Celina Flowers, Assistant Provost for Faculty, Office of the Provost
  • Lois Hedman, Professor, Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jason McKean, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Strategy and Operations, Dean of Students Office, Student Affairs
  • Toni Marie Montgomery, Senior Project Administrator, Student Finance
  • Hari M. Osofsky, Dean and Myra and James Bradwell Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Jill Sieben-Schneider, Associate Dean of Students and Director of AccessibleNU
  • Florencia Son, 5th-year PhD Candidate, Chemistry, The Graduate School; Past Co-President (2021-22) and President (2020-21) of the Graduate Student Association
  • Joan Trimuel Williams, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Feinberg School of Medicine; Chair, Northwestern University Staff Advisory Council (NUSAC)
  • Ericka Wrencher, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources

Committee Staff

  • Lorraine Cassis, Executive Assistant, Office of the Provost
  • Roma Khanna, Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy, Office of the Provost
  • Brad Zakarin, Director of Academic Initiatives, Office of the Provost