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Equity, Discrimination and Harassment, Sexual Misconduct

The Office of Equity is dedicated to fostering a culture of access, belonging and accountability for all Northwestern community members. That includes supporting those impacted by discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct; providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities; and responding to reports of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.

Office of Equity
(847) 467-6165

TiShaunda McPherson
Associate Vice President for Equity
(847) 491-3355

Who to Contact


Laura Ellen Conway
ADA Coordinator
(847) 491-3745

Discrimination & Harassment

Karen Tamburro
Director, Equal Opportunity & Access
(847) 491-6697



Sexual Misconduct

Colleen Johnston
Director, Sexual Misconduct Response & Resources and Title IX Coordinator
(847) 491-3881