As part of its continued efforts to prevent, address and respond to sexual misconduct in the campus community, Michigan State University has hired the first director of its Office of Institutional Equity as well as a new Title IX and Americans With Disabilities Act coordinator.
Ande Durojaiye will be leading the OIE office, created in April to handle all discrimination complaints, including sexual assault and relationship violence. He is transitioning to MSU now in a part-time role and will start full time Nov. 30.
Prior to joining MSU, Ande Durojaiye served as the executive director of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance and Title IX coordinator at Florida Atlantic University, where he was tasked with leading all university initiatives related to equity, inclusion and civil rights compliance. Previously, he worked as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. He earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, a master’s degree of higher education from Loyola University Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University.