Advisory Committees

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Title IX Advisory Committee

The Provost’s Title IX Advisory Committee has been established to advise the Provost in ongoing efforts to reduce the incidence of sexual harassment and violence on campus and to improve our response to these incidents when they occur. 

The Advisory Committee is comprised of individuals from across the University including students, faculty, and staff. Members of the group attend regular meetings, review relevant policies and procedures, provide feedback and recommendations, and engage in ongoing education and training related to Title IX.

Committee Members:

  • Brooke DeSipio, Director, Office of Survivor Support and Intimacy Education
  • Jessica Jackson, Program Manager, Office of the Provost
  • Lori McClaind, Associate Dean of Students
  • Monica Najar, Associate Professor; Director of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Genevieve Powell, Undergraduate Student
  • Jason Schiffer, Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety; Chief of Police
  • Karen Salvemini, Equal Opportunity Compliance Coordinator; Title IX Coordinator

For questions or more information regarding the Provost’s Title IX Advisory Committee, please contact Jessica Jackson at

Council of Deans


The Council of Deans provides advice and counsel to the Provost on academic matters and university-wide issues, including policy and practices, institutional advancement, budget, and planning.

Committee Members:

  • Anand Jagota, Vice Provost for Research
  • Cheryl Matherly, Vice President and Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Chris Cook, Vice President Strategic Initiatives
  • Dan Warner, Vice Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Dominic Packer, AVP for Research
  • Donald Outing, Vice President for Equity and Community
  • Dr. Henry Odi, Deputy Vice President for Equity
  • Elizabeth Dolan, Dean of the College of Health
  • Georgette Phillips, Dean of the College of Business
  • Greg Reihman, Vice Provost, LTS and Director, Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
  • Jennifer Mertz, Assistant Vice Provost for Financial Services
  • Jennifer O'Brien-Knotts, Vice Provost of Academic Systems and Services
  • John Welty, Vice Provost, Western Regional Office
  • Karen Salvemini, Title IX Coordinator
  • Katherine Lavinder, Dean of Students
  • Kathleen Hutnik, Associate Deputy Provost
  • Khanjan Mehta, Vice Provost for Creative Inqury
  • Larry Snyder, Deputy Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Lisa Getzler, Executive Director
  • Lucy Bowen, Director of Administration
  • Michael Dills-Allen, University Registrar
  • Mike Todd, Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Nathan Urban, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Ric Hall, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Robert Flowers, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sabrina Jedlicka, Deputy Provost for Graduate Education
  • Steve DeWeerth, Dean of the Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Terry-Ann Jones, Deputy Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • William Gaudelli, Dean of the College of Education and Vice Provost for Innovation in Education
  • Yenny Anderson, Vice Provost for Institutional Research and Strategic Analytics