Elizabeth (Liz) Trayner 
Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity

Elizabeth (Liz) Trayner comes to Seattle U with strong experience, having most recently served as the Director of Equitable Rights and Responsibilities and Title IX Coordinator at the University of the Pacific. There she developed inaugural policies, including policies regarding pregnant and parenting students, and she coordinated and implemented new campus-wide programs such as the Green Dot bystander intervention program. Before working at the University of the Pacific, she most recently served as the Interim Director of Accessibility Services and Special Consultant for Student Life at Mills College and the Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs & Title IX Coordinator at San Francisco Art Institute. AVP Trayner received her Ed.D. from the University of Southern California and her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of South Dakota. She has published a variety of articles on Title IX and related policies and has presented at conferences nationwide.

Jill Moffitt
Interim Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity
Title IX Coordinator | ADA/504 Coordinator
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Dr. Jill Moffitt has joined Seattle University as Interim Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, and ADA/504 Coordinator. Jill is a Senior Solutions Specialist with Grand River Solutions, an organization that provides Title IX and equity support and services to educational institutions across the country. In this interim role, Jill will collaborate with campus partners in continuing our institutional equity work, including coordinating the university's response to concerns of protected class discrimination and harassment, sexual misconduct, and related retaliation; facilitating supportive and protective measures; overseeing fair, sensitive, and timely investigation processes; providing consultation on the application of university policies; and monitoring our alignment with regulations and national best practices.

Jill has more than 20 years of experience in higher education, including eleven years as a Title IX Coordinator at the University of North Carolina Asheville. Jill also served in several capacities within the Division of Student Affairs as the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Life and as a member of the university’s Bias Incident Response Team and Title IX Advisory Board. Jill’s experience includes policy development, enforcement, implementation, education, investigations, hearings, and outcomes related to Title IX issues that impact faculty, staff, and students. Jill received her bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University, her master’s degree from Ball State University, and her doctorate from the University of Vermont.