Nicole Morgan Agard

Chief Equity & Diversity Officer

Ms. Nicole Morgan Agard, Chief Equity and Diversity Officer, joined Ramapo College in August of 2015. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Office of Affirmative Action & Workplace Compliance; the Office of Title IX, ADA & Compliance Training; and the Office of Equity & Diversity Programs. She has served on several College Committees including: Position Review, Institutional Policy, Student Complaints, and the President’s Staff Recognition Awards. Prior to joining Ramapo, Ms. Morgan Agard held the position of Employee Relations Coordinator at the New Jersey Governor’s Office of Employee Relations and prior to that, she served as Associate Counsel for the Elizabeth Board of Education. Ms. Morgan Agard began her career as a Labor & Employment Litigation Associate at a law firm based in Newark, NJ and subsequently served as a Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office. Ms. Morgan Agard, a Rockland County native, is admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey and is a member of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey. Ms. Morgan Agard received her B.A. in Political Science and African/African-American studies from Binghamton University and her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. She is a graduate of the National Inclusive Excellence Leadership Academy (NIXLA) and she lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband and son. Ms. Morgan Agard has been described by colleagues as thoughtful and deliberative, a compliment that, years later, she is still steadfastly contemplating and exploring.

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