Meet the Staff

  • Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

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Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator, Monise Princilus, Ed.S.

Monise Princilus (She/Her/Hers) joined Rowan University in 2019 as the Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator for the Office of Student Equity and Compliance. She received her B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Rutgers University, Ed.S. Executive Program in Educational Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University and presently completing her Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Management and Policy also at Seton Hall University. She is a certified Civil Rights Investigator, Level I and II by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and has received numerous trainings that affords her the ability to offer guidance on related legislations, policy and educate staff and students on a wide range of programs and initiatives that foster a culturally inclusive and diverse environment as well as implementing Title IX best practices. With over 20 years of experience in the field of human resources and affirmative action, she has a passion for equality, diversity and inclusion and brings years of experience from her executive leadership positions in Human Resources, College Compliance, Title IX Coordinator and Affirmative Action Officer in higher education, K-12, corporate and community agencies.

She is responsible for leading Title IX and Title VI compliance initiatives including but not limited to investigations, trainings and reporting to ensure equal access to educational opportunities. She provides oversight of diversity training, and collaborates in the design of educational materials that enhance awareness of diversity and equity issues, and facilitates initiatives designed to enhance the campus climate for faculty and staff of all backgrounds. Through her oversight, and other diversity leaders across the university the Office of Student Equity and Compliance (OSEC) will continue to sponsor the Title IX Student Summit and the Title IX Professional Summit. She is also charged with collaborating with the Office of Human Resources and the Faculty Center to improve recruitment and retention of prospective faculty and staff from underrepresented groups and provide pathways for advocacy on diversity issues to enhance the overall campus climate. 



DEI Investigator, Tricia Mayers, M.Ed

Tricia Mayers joined Rowan University in 2020 with over 12 years of experience in Education and Higher Education. This includes an extensive background in Student Affairs and Student Support Services. She has worked with TRIO and Educational Opportunity Fund programs to provide support to diverse populations like first generation and underrepresented students. Ms. Mayers has served on the Mercer County Youth Homelessness Committee and volunteered with the NJ Youth Challenge Academy. She coordinated new student orientation and programming to develop students’ leadership opportunities and skills. Ms. Mayers has earned a B.A. in Psychology, Rutgers University, and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University. She has a Civil Rights Investigator Level One and Mental Health First Aid USA certification. Ms. Mayers has completed training programs offered by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA), the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, the Office of the Attorney General, and other relevant organizations.



Supervisory Program Coordinator, Margie Viggiano, MBA

Before joining the Rowan Community, Margie held a variety of positions within the Department of Navy including Department Head for Training and Development and Director of the Career Resource Center. She managed a highly recognized, award-winning mentoring program and served on the EEO Advisory Committee for many years. Her devotion to equity, diversity and inclusion led to the development of innovative strategies to address underrepresentation and resulted in a significant increase in diversity hiring. Her background in Instructional Systems Design (ISD) later prompted a career move to the Department of Homeland Security as a Team Leader and Lead Instructional Systems Designer where she participated in the accreditation process and assessed Federal Law Enforcement Training Programs throughout the U.S.

Margie is heavily involved in Rowan's commitment to state and federal mandates on equal employment and civil rights, supports Diversity Programs and Title IX Awareness events campus wide. She is passionate about design and applies these skills in her work as an Instructional Systems Designer and Website Designer for OSEC. Formerly a member of the Federal Executive Board (FEB), Margie maintains close ties with the FEB bringing Federal employment opportunities and internships to the students of Rowan University. She oversees departmental interns and is committed to inspiring students to break boundaries and go far beyond their limits.

Margie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and a concentration in Fine Arts from Temple University followed by an MBA in Learning Management & Knowledge Management from Walden University. She is a long-time certified practitioner of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument and has been invited to speak on the topic of Creative Thinking, Whole Brain Thinking and the Neuroscience of Learning.

Contact Information:

Monise Princilus, Ed.S.
AVP, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Office of Student Equity & Compliance


Tricia Mayers, M.Ed
DEI Investigator


Margie Viggiano, MBA
Supervisory Program Coordinator

General Number: 856-256-5830