Naomi R. Thompson oversees the Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, serves as a member of the president's executive team, and leads efforts to integrate diversity, equity and community into the University's core mission, vision, and strategy. Her office includes the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, Multicultural Center, Women's Center, and the LGBTQ Center. Prior to joining the University in August 2012, Thompson was associate director of Northeastern's Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, where she has also served as the Title IX and Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator. Thompson earned her law degree from Suffolk University and her bachelor of arts in philosophy and religion from Colgate University. She was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in January 1992 and the U.S. District Court in 1993.