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USU announces hire of new director of Office of Equity

Portrait of Matthew Pinner
The Herald Journal
Portrait of Matthew Pinner

Utah State University announced Matthew Pinner as the new executive director of the Office of Equity, the university’s arm focused on Title IX and affirmative action compliance.

Pinner replaces previous executive director Alison Adams-Perlac, who left the position last October, and takes over for interim executive director Steven Rammell, senior equity investigator at USU.

“I am excited to join the USU family and to help promote campus and community diversity, equity and inclusion efforts,” Pinner said in a USU statement announcing the hire on Monday. Read the rest of the story on

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.