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Campus Climate Committee

Committee's Charge

  • Have all committee members trained regarding the compliance requirements of Title IX.
  • Develop a comprehensive list of the current offerings of trainings and resources on campus related to Title IX and review for completeness.
  • Analyze the survey results and review the recommendations.
  • Form sub-groups who will work, with the co-chairs, to develop and implement programs and professional development resources related to Title IX and present a plan of action to President.
  • Present survey results and subsequent plan of action to faculty/staff and students.

Members

  • Linda Shinomoto, Vice-President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, committee co-chair
  • Annamaria Wenner, Vice-President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students, committee co-chair

Student Programming sub-committee

  • Jenn Kosses, Assistant Dean of Students, sub-committee chair
  • Cheryl Aaron, Director, Athletics
  • Edith Waldsmith, Maintenance C Worker, Physical Plant
  • Claudio Santiago, Utility Coordinator, Physical Plant
  • William Powers, Chief, Department of Public Safety
  • Joe Martel-Foley, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Connor Erickson, Head Men's Soccer Coach, Athletics
  • Annamaria Wenner, Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

Survey Review sub-committee

  • Amy Intille, Vice President for External Affairs
  • Peter Fowler, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Associate Dean of Students
  • Jenn Kosses, Assistant Dean of Students
  • Liz Harris, Associate Director, Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Annamaria Wenner, Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students
  • Linda Shinomoto, Vice President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
  • Brian Burns, Director, Compliance and Risk Management
  • Dennis Nealon, Director, Public and Media Relations

Faculty/Staff training sub-committee

  • Ryan Rogers, Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, committee co-chair
  • Lynnette Panerelli, Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Design, and Construction Management, committee co-chair
  • Linda Shinomoto, Vice President for Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
  • Brian Burns, Director, Compliance and Risk Management
  • Nakisa Alborz, Department Chair, Interdisciplinary Engineering; College of Engineering and Technology 
  • Patricia Osgood, Director, Student Financial Services
  • AJ Andreucci, Coordinator, Community Standards
  • Alex Cabal, Director,  Center for Diversity and Social Justice Programs
  • Aaron Carpenter, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Questions about the committee can be directed to the co-chairs, Annamaria Wenner (wennera@wit.edu, 617-989-4410) or Linda Shinomoto (shinomotol@wit.edu, 617-989-4193).