Pam Benoit

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Interim Chief of Staff and Interim Executive Director of Institutional Equity appointed

Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced the appointment of Laura Myers as interim chief of staff for her office. Since 2008, Myers has worked as the executive director of Institutional Equity. She was selected to fill the role of chief of staff after an internal search. Her appointment begins on July 1.

Myers replaces Ann Fidler. Fidler has been a member of the executive staff in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost's Office for 6 years. She will spend the next two years as a scholar-in-residence in the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections.

Dianne Bouvier, who currently serves as the University Ombudsman, has been appointed to take on the responsibilities of the executive director of Institutional Equity on an interim basis. Prior to taking on the role of ombudsman, Bouvier was an assistant director in Institutional Equity. Bouvier's appointment begins on July 15. Information about an interim ombudsman will be forthcoming.