Title IX Coordinators

The role of the Title IX Coordinator is to manage, implement, and administer NIU's procedures which prohibit discrimination, including enforcement of Title IX complaint procedures, Title IX training programs, and ensuring the prompt and appropriate resolution of Title IX complaints. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to:

Sarah Garner, J.D.
Acting Ethics and Compliance Officer
Title IX Coordinator
Ethics and Compliance Office
815-753-5560
titleixcoordinator@niu.edu


Debra Boughton
Athletic Associate Director, Business Affairs
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Intercollegiate Athletics
Convocation Center 200D
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-9541
dboughton1@niu.edu


Vernese Edghill-Walden
Chief Diversity Officer
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Training
Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Altgeld Hall 211
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-2638
vedghillwalden@niu.edu


Omar Ghrayeb
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Executive Vice President and Provost
Altgeld Hall 215
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-6922
oghrayeb@niu.edu


Jeanne Meyer
Director, Student Conduct
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Conduct
Student Conduct
Campus Life Building 280
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-9286
jeanne@niu.edu

Contact Us

Michelle Johnson
Title IX Investigator
Swen Parson Hall 100
mjohnson1@niu.edu
815-753-6042 
D. Lockett
Title IX Investigtor
Swen Parson Hall 100
dlockett1@niu.edu
815-753-2434
Sarah Garner
Title IX Coordinator
Sarah Garner
Altgeld Hall 238A
titleixcoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560