Our Team

Neil Outar, J.D.

Interim Chief Diversity Officer 
(573) 341-6038

Responsibilities:  Title IX Coordinator,  supervises diversity and inclusion initiatives; affirmative action and Equal Employment Opportunity oversight and planning; equity issues; and oversight of the university’s Title IX compliance.

Cady Holmes

Interim Director
(573) 341-6314

Responsibilities: Title IX deputy, supervises AA/EEO reviews, Affirmative Action Plan coordinator, FMLA, recruiting for females and underrepresented minorities, provides support for OCR and EEOC responses


Paula Balzer

University Investigator
(573) 341-7738

Responsibilities: investigates Title IX and equity complaints for the campus, assists in identifying and developments training and education needs for the campus community


Siobhan Macxis

Intake Officer
(573) 341-7739

Responsibilities: initial contact for Title IX and equity complaints and concerns, coordinates investigative interviews, responsible for collecting and preserving forensic evidence


Benjamin White

Training and Program Development Educator
(573) 341-4382

Responsibilities: faculty, staff and student trainings on Title IX and prevention, diversity and inclusion and hiring a diverse workforce, departmental initiatives coordinator


Barbi Spencer

Interim HR Specialist II - Compliance
(573) 341-7078

 Responsibilities: AA/EEO reviews, Affirmative Action Plan coordinator, FMLA,  budget and accounting functions, Not Anymore Title IX and Bystander Intervention training support


Sarah Murchie

Interim Office Support Assistant IV
(573) 341-7734

Responsibilities: front desk reception, Title IX training support, data entry management, FMLA


Andrew pepper

OVW Coordinator
(573) 341-4045

Responsibilities: coordinates and engages with the campus and community in prevention and education to ensure access to resources and reduced sexualized violence