Marissa Gebhard | June 2, 2019
Erin Oliver has been named the University of Notre Dame’s first assistant vice president for institutional equity in the Office of Human Resources, effective June 1.
A Notre Dame alumna, Oliver served as the director and Title IX coordinator at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she directed a team responsible for managing internal complaints of harassment and discrimination, including sexual assault and other Title IX complaints involving students, faculty and staff. Oliver also provided guidance to senior university administrators to resolve discrimination and harassment issues.
“Erin brings extensive experience as a leader in the area of institutional equity and has proven expertise in managing harassment and discrimination issues in a university setting,” said Robert McQuade, vice president of Human Resources. “We are proud to welcome Erin. Her experience in serving in leadership roles in handling and providing guidance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and creating training sessions on ADA and serving as an ADA coordinator will also be an asset to Notre Dame.”
Oliver’s responsibilities include providing leadership, oversight and support in the areas of harassment, discrimination, affirmative action and equal opportunity. Working with the Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources, Oliver will develop strategies and plans for the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff.
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