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Office for Equity & Inclusion

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Mission

To foster an environment at Niagara University where teaching and learning occur in a respectful, welcoming community. 

To ensure that issues of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct are addressed in a timely and effective manner that does not tolerate retaliation.

To assist the University in its commitment to foster and sustain a working and learning environment where each member of the community can succeed.

Office for Equity & Inclusion

Megan Altman-Cosgrove

Megan Altman-Cosgrove

Title IX Coordinator

Phone:
7162868314
Office Location:
O'Shea Hall B27, PO Box 2034, Niagara University, NY 14109

Megan Altman-Cosgrove (mcosgrove@niagara.edu) is the Title IX Coordinator for Niagara University. Prior to joining the staff at NU as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Megan served as the Assistant Director of Residence Life/ Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Daemen College in Amherst, NY. She obtained her bachelor's in Art Education (K-12) and master's in Leadership and Innovation from Daemen College. She brings extensive experience in Title IX work, investigation processes, adjudication, social justice practices, conflict resolution and training expertise. 

Yolanda Wood

Yolanda Wood

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Phone:
716.286.8324

Yolanda Wood (ywood@niagara.edu) is the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Niagara University. Prior to joining the staff at NU Yolanda served as the Academic Counselor in the NUOP Program at Niagara University and Chief Diversity Officer/Director of Diversity and Inclusion at D'Youville College. She obtained a master's degree in education and a master’s degree in mental health counseling. She is currently working on her Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. Yolanda brings over 15 years of higher education experience to the position.  

Tara Tierney

Executive Assistant

Phone:
716.286.8423
Office Location:
O'Shea Hall B27, PO Box 2034, Niagara University, NY 14109

Tara Tierney (ttierney@niagara.edu) serves as the Executive Assistant for Institutional Research, General Counsel, Title IX Coordinator and Office for Equity & Inclusion.