Diversity Affairs

Definition of Diversity


Diversity Affairs Staff

Charles (CJ) Harkness, Chief Diversity Officer, (440) 826-2426, charknes@bw.edu
Melanie Jones, Director Multicultural Student Services, (440) 826-8520
Bonnie Munguia, Director, TRIO, (440) 826- 2209, bmunguia@bw.edu
Steven Richardson, Academic Advisor, (440) 826-2259, srichard@bw.edu
Jay T. Hairston, Sr., Assistant Dean of Students, (440) 826-2157, jhairsto@bw.edu
Jay T. Hairston, II, Director, Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, (440) 826-2426, jthairst@bw.edu

Sexual Misconduct Personnel

The University has designated the Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator to oversee the institution's response to allegations of sexual misconduct. He can be reached at (440) 826-2426. The BW Discrimination Investigators (listed below) have the responsibility to investigate complaints of sexual misconduct and other discrimination allegations which have allegedly occurred within the Baldwin Wallace University Community. Any person wishing to lodge a complaint, learn more about the process or seek additional training may contact the following.

Nancy Gussett, Associate Professor of Psychology, (440) 826‐2027, ngussett@bw.edu
Jay T. Hairston, Sr., Assistant Dean of Students, (440) 826‐2157, JHairsto@bw.edu
Charles (CJ) Harkness, Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, (440) 826‐2426, charknes@bw.edu
Janet Leonard, Director of Benefits, (440) 826‐2219, jleonard@bw.edu
Gerrie Paino, Coordinator, School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computing, (440) 826‐2111, gpaino@bw.edu