Jean Griffin assumed her role as Director of Student Integrity at Xavier University on October 2, 2012, after serving for five years as Associate Ombudsman for the University of Cincinnati. Jean received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Urban Studies from Canisus College in Buffalo, NY as well as her Master of Science in Education from Indiana University.
She has a wealth of experience in higher education which includes eight years as Associate Director for the Center for Student Conduct and Conflict Management at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Assistant Coordinator for the Department of Residence Life at Indiana University and Area Coordinator for Staff Development at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC. While at the University of Cincinnati, she was on the Code of Conduct Review Committee and the Sexual Offense Response Team. She is a trained mediator and restorative justice facilitator who has developed campus-based mediation programs at both UC and RIT and has served as the primary trainer for each program’s mediators.