University Compliance Officer Hired

Posted on 6/16/2014 8:31:09 AM

Valerie Mercado has been hired as the university’s compliance officer as of June 9, 2014. The role of the compliance officer is to provide campuswide coordination and assistance on matters of compliance. Mercado will help the university meet federal, state, and local compliance regulations. Her first immediate task will be developing the training for the university community on Title IX concerns.

Mercado previously served as the IUP faculty/administrative employment manager in the Office of Human Resources. Prior to her employment at IUP, she provided human resources management, leadership, and support in a wide variety of industries, including education and government. She earned an MBA with a concentration in Human Resources Management and Development from Seton Hill University and a BS degree in Business Administration/Human Resources from Carlow University. She is currently pursuing her Professional in Human Resources certification.

Mercado can be contacted at 724-357-3402,, or in the Office of Social Equity, B-17 Delaney Hall.