Elise Glenn, the Title IX coordinator/compliance
specialist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed the
university’s acting assistant to the president for social equity.
Her appointment follows the departure of Pablo
Mendoza, who left IUP last week to take a position as the director of diversity
and inclusion programs at the University of North Georgia.
Glenn, who has been IUP’s Title IX
coordinator/compliance specialist since November 2017, will continue in that
role while also serving as the acting assistant to the president for Social
As the Title IX coordinator/compliance specialist,
Glenn is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the university’s Sexual
Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy, as well as helping the university
maintain compliance with Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, the
commonwealth, and federal laws and regulations addressing sexual
violence—including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and
stalking. As compliance specialist, she manages civil rights compliance and
diversity, as well as inclusion equity and discrimination issues.
Glenn, who has a juris doctor from Case Western
Reserve School of Law, has taught at both IUP and Saint Vincent College. At
Saint Vincent, she was director of Trial Advocacy, a professor, and a mock trial
She served as magisterial district judge in
Westmoreland County. She practiced labor and employment discrimination law with
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC, in Pittsburgh, and was a pro bono attorney
and president of the Board of Directors for the Myriam’s Women’s Shelter, in
Glenn served as in-house counsel for the
Consolidated Natural Gas Company and was a member of the complaint response
team for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh. She also worked for the US
Department of Labor as an attorney/advisor to federal administrative appeals
judges for the Federal Benefits Review Board.