Title IX Coordinator Search
Following a national search, Howard Kallem has been appointed as the University’s new Title IX Compliance Coordinator, effective January 2, 2014.
Howard is a recognized expert in Title IX compliance. He is currently Chief Regional Attorney of the District of Columbia Enforcement Office for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). OCR is responsible for ensuring civil rights enforcement and compliance with Title IX, as well as other federal nondiscrimination legislation. He has more than 19 years of experience with OCR, as well as 14 years of experience with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Additionally, he has worked in higher education as a Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist at George Mason University. Howard has a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a JD degree from Catholic University School of Law.
As Title IX Compliance Coordinator, he will be responsible for coordinating the University’s compliance with statutory requirements under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. He will oversee campus-wide education, training and outreach around Title IX issues, and coordinate the University’s responses and investigations into Title IX complaints. We welcome Howard as his appointment will ensure that the University is well situated to provide a safe and responsive environment for our students and employees, and also play a leadership role in the ongoing conversation about Title IX compliance in higher education.