Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity : Diversity and Equity Unit : University of Vermont

Preventing Sexual Harassment and Bias Training

In partnership with HRS Learning Services, the AAEO Office provides training for staff and faculty at UVM. Trainings are hosted in-person on a biweekly basis in Billings 165. All new employees are signed up for training at New Employee Orientation. Current employees can find the course schedule and information on how to register at the HRS Learning Services Skills Development website.

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Campus Climate Survey

An Executive Summary of the 2010 Campus Climate Survey

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Contact Us

428 Waterman Building
Burlington, VT 05405

P: (802) 656-3368
F: (802) 656-8223

AA/EO Staff Members

Jes Kraus


Jes leads and oversees all of the AAEO Office's functions, including recruitment and compliance programs. Before joining the staff at UVM in 2011, Jes worked as the director of the Vermont State Employees Association, practiced as an attorney, and served as a police officer. He earned a BS in Government from the US Coastguard Academy and a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Vermont Law School.


Taryn Moran


Taryn investigates complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, and Title IX violations according to the AAEO Office's Procedures for Investigating and Resolving Discrimination Complaints. Before coming to UVM in 2012, Taryn previously worked as a legislative aide at the Vermont State Employees Association and spent ten years as an advocate at Vermont Legal Aid.


Courtney Cioffredi

ADA Coordinator

Nick Stanton

AA/EO Compliance Investigator

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