Keaton Wong, J.D., joined St. John’s University in February of 2018 as the Director of Equal Opportunity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator. In that capacity, she centralized the University’s process for receiving and responding to complaints of bias, discrimination, discriminatory harassment, and sexual misconduct. She also served as cochair of the Respond and Partner to Engage our Community Team (RESPECT), the University’s bias response team.
Ms. Wong became the Associate Vice President for the Office of Human Resources in December 2021, after serving in that role in an interim capacity since July 1, 2021. Ms. Wong oversees all HR services, employee benefits, compensation, payroll, HR information systems, recruitment, student employment, training, and Equal Opportunity/Title IX programs.
Prior to joining St. John’s, Ms. Wong was an attorney in the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management. She also served as the district’s Title IX Coordinator. Ms. Wong graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College and cum laude from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a member of the American University Law Review.