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Group to Help Create Bias Response, Referral Process

A note to the campus community from President John Ettling:

I am pleased to share with you the names of committee members who will help us draft approaches for a unified campus bias response-and-referral process. Such an approach has been used successfully at some colleges. 

The group met for the first time this week. It is gathering information and is looking to host leaders from other campuses as it examines what may work best here.

Members include:

Larry Allen – Director, Student Conduct and Veterans Support

Tico Alvarado – Sophomore, Student

Dr. Lynda Ames – Affirmative Action Officer

Butterfly Blaise Boire '09 – Title IX Coordinator

William Blomquist – Senior, Student Association

Cassie Christman '13 – Counselor, Educational Opportunity Program

Damion Dacosta – Freshman, Black Onyx

Dr. Gillian Crane-Kramer – Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Amber Cruz – Junior, Fraternity / Sorority Representative 

Lauren Gonyea '15 – Staff Assistance, Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion 

Bryan Hartman '88 –  Vice President for Student Affairs 

Jerry Lottie –  Chief of University Police  (chair)

Steve Matthews '90 – Director, Housing and Residence Life 

Portia Turco '05 – Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

Sue Welch '87 – Executive Director, Human Resource Services

Details on this, other steps, and updates for each are posted online at www.plattsburgh.edu.

John Ettling

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