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Our Team


Our team is comprised of the Executive Director for Equity and Compliance (Title IX Coordinator), Deputy Coordinator(s), and members of the Grievance Process Pool, including Civil Rights Investigators (University employees not otherwise affiliated with the University beyond this role), other University officials, and employee volunteers from the University's faculty and staff.

The University also engages trained external contractors as deemed necessary and/or appropriate for any role in the process.

This includes the following team members (contact information available in the Campus Directory):

  • Title IX Coordinator (Leah Naso)
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Ryan McKinney)
  • Deputy Coordinator for Athletics (Rebecca May)
  • Civil Rights Investigators (Anne Felker, Kathryn Friedman, Linda Hoy, Ryan McKinney, Lou Rossi, Don Sabo Jr., Darren Snyder, and Erica D'Agostino)
  • University Officials (Jon Conrad, Carol Traupman-Carr, Nicole Loyd, Laura Mack, Greg Meyer)
  • Faculty/Staff Volunteers


Members of our team are trained annually and may perform a number of roles in the grievance process, including intake or initial assessment, process advisor, informal resolution facilitator, investigator, hearing facilitator, decision-maker (hearing panel chair or member), appellate officer, appeal board chair or member.

The Title IX Coordinator has completed: Title IX Coordinator Certification (ATIXA), Civil Rights Investigator Certification Levels I, II, III (ATIXA), ADA Coordinator Training (ATIXA), Title IX Training (D. Stafford).

The Deputy Title IX Coordinator has completed: Title IX Coordinator Certification (ATIXA), Civil Rights Investigator Certification Level III (ATIXA) and College-specific Hearing Panel training (annual).

Civil Rights Investigators have completed either Civil Rights Investigator Certification Level I and/or II (ATIXA) and/or Title IX Training (D. Stafford), as well as University-specific annual training.

University officials are trained specific to their primary functions at the University.

Faculty and staff volunteers serve as decision makers and have receive University-specific training for this role (annual).

Training information will continue to be updated as it is provided or takes place.


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Executive Director for Equity and Compliance
(Title IX Coordinator)

Leah M. Naso
314 Colonial Hall

Deputy Title IX Coordinator / University Investigator

Ryan D. McKinney
316 Colonial Hall

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