Vice President, George Mason University
Julian R. Williams is the vice president for compliance, diversity, and ethics at George Mason University. In this role, he provides leadership to the Universityís Compliance, Diversity and Ethics division, which includes the Title IX and ADA coordinator(s), University Ombudsman, and Assistive Technology Initiative. Previously, he served as the director of equal opportunity and Title IX Officer at Vassar College. Williams has also served as the director of the Office of Equity and Diversity at Monmouth University. Williams has worked as a civil trial attorney in Michigan on cases involving discrimination, harassment, and violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, and has served as union-side legal counsel in disputes between Michigan public school employees and public school districts. Williams also serves on the executive board for the American Association for Access, Equity, and Diversity, a national non-profit association of professionals working in the areas of equal opportunity and diversity dedicated to the promotion of policies designed to fulfill the nationís promise of equal opportunity for all individuals. He is also a member of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.
Williams earned a BA in English from the University of Michigan and a JD from Michigan State University College of Law.