The CSU Office of the Chancellor announced the appointment of Linda Hoos as systemwide Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (DHR) & Title IX Compliance Officer, effective Oct. 22.
For three years, Hoos has served as Cal Poly Pomona’s chief diversity officer and assistant vice president, with oversight of the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance.
In her role, Hoos acted as CPP’s Title IX coordinator, DHR administrator, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator, and campus liaison with the U.S. Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
During her time at Cal Poly Pomona, Hoos provided keen leadership in overseeing campus-wide efforts to ensure institutional equity, access and inclusion for all members of the university community. “We have benefitted tremendously from her expertise, professionalism and commitment to advancing inclusive excellence,” President Soraya M. Coley said in a statement.
Plans for ensuring a smooth transition and continued leadership for these important functions at Cal Poly Pomona will be announced in October.