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Duquesne Names Director for Anti-Discrimination Policies and Compliance

Sean Weaver has been named director for the Office of Anti-Discrimination Policy and Compliance in the Division of Legal Affairs at Duquesne University. 

Weaver's primary role in this new position is to serve as the first point of contact for University employees if they feel that they are victims of discrimination and to oversee policy and procedures relating to discrimination complaints. As the University's new Title IX coordinator, Weaver manages policies relating to minors and volunteers on campus and ensures that these policies are in line with the Duquesne's mission statement and current with federal, state and local legislation.

He also is responsible for educational and awareness programs relating to the management of discrimination, minors and volunteers. The goal is to promote proactive practices in the University community and raise awareness of this new office on campus.

Previously director of freshman development and special student services at Duquesne, Weaver started his new position on Jan. 2. Before coming to Duquesne, Weaver served as an assistant dean at Princeton University and in various positions at the University of Chicago and Thomas Jefferson, Catholic and Georgetown universities.

Weaver graduated from Penn State University and received his M.Ed. in higher education administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.