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Meet Our Staff

Mary Helen Solomon—Director—maryhelen.solomon@vanderbilt.edu

Mary Helen has worked in the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity since January 2012 in a variety of capacities. Originally from Texarkana, Arkansas, Mary Helen earned her B.A. from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, and worked for four years in marketing before earning her M.Ed. in higher education administration from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. During her time at Peabody, she worked closely with the Peabody Honor Council, Peabody Graduate Admissions and the Peabody Career Development Center. Mary Helen loves spending time with her family, walking her dog Lily in Centennial Park, and exploring Nashville.

Jeremy Bourgoin—Assistant Director—jeremy.l.bourgoin@vanderbilt.edu

Jeremy hears and investigates alleged violations of University policy and is the adviser to the Undergraduate Honor Council. His professional background is in Residential Life at the University of Miami where he oversaw half of the first-year student population. Additionally, he served in the Dean of Students Office advising disciplinary hearing panels and overseeing the student conduct unit for Miami Hurricanes Athletics events. Originally from Tennessee, Jeremy received his B.S. from UT Chattanooga where he also found his passion for student affairs serving as a student leader in residential education, orientation, and student government. He went on to get his Masters in Higher Education Administration here at Vanderbilt and served as a Head Resident, Graduate Assistant to the Dean of the Ingram Commons, and the Assistant Advisor to VUcept. Jeremy loves all things Vanderbilt Athletics and is happy to cheer on his hometown team. Go Dores!

Diana Morris—Compliance Coordinator—diana.r.morris@vanderbilt.edu

Diana works with students and staff across Vanderbilt to track, manage, and ensure student and student organization compliance with mandatory programs, policies, and/or sanctions. She also hears and investigates alleged violations of University policy. Before coming to Vanderbilt, Diana served as a Community Director at Tulane University where she oversaw four residence halls housing all levels of undergraduate and international graduate students. Originally from Mount Vernon, New York, Diana earned her B.A. from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA and her M.Ed. from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. In her spare time, Diana enjoys all things related to travel, music, and food and is always open to suggestions for her “to try/see” list.

Mindy Ireland—Administrative Assistant—marinda.l.ireland@vanderbilt.edu

Mindy joined our staff in August 2015 after working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for 4 years. She provides administrative support and is the first person students contact when visiting or calling our office. When not working, Mindy serves as business manager for her husband’s architectural firm, is Vice President of the fine arts board at her son’s school, and is the team parent for her son’s high school robotics team. Mindy also enjoys reading and discussing classic and contemporary literature with her book club, which has been meeting monthly since 2006.

Marissa McGillis—Graduate Assistant—marissa.c.mcgillis@vanderbilt.edu

Marissa is a first-year student in the Higher Education Administration M.Ed. program at Vanderbilt and a graduate assistant in the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity. In her role as a graduate assistant, Marissa investigates academic integrity cases presented to the Undergraduate Honor Council and meets with students regarding alleged violations of University policy. Prior to attending Vanderbilt, Marissa graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in Communication Studies. At Southern Miss, she was actively involved on campus as a campus tour guide, orientation leader, and member of the Student Government Association. In her free time, Marissa enjoys exploring the city of Nashville and traveling to visit family and friends throughout the U.S.

Kristen Conoley—Graduate Assistant—k.j.conoley@vanderbilt.edu

Kristen is a first-year student in the Higher Education Administration M.Ed. program at Vanderbilt and a graduate assistant in the Office of Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity. In her role as a graduate assistant, Kristen investigates academic integrity cases presented to the Undergraduate Honor Council and meets with students regarding alleged violations of University policy. Prior to attending Vanderbilt, Kristen graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Public Relations and Strategic Communication. At Purdue, she was involved as an orientation leader, a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, and a member on the Purdue Community Standards Board. Kristen enjoys traveling, baking, and playing with dogs in her free time.