New AAEO Director: Tracey Tsugawa

The University of Oregon search for a dynamic leader to direct the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) through transformational and organizational change was successful.

Tracey Tsugawa, currently the Title IX officer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be the new director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO). She is expected to start remotely on October 1 and will move to Eugene and be on campus by mid-October.

Tsugawa’s career demonstrates a life-long commitment to civil rights, education, and social justice issues. Prior to her most recent position overseeing and administering university compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act, Tracey served as a civil rights investigator and as a consultant working with a variety of public and private organizations to develop more inclusive programs and cultivate greater cultural competency.  Additionally, she has taught in higher education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels for over 25 years.  

Tsugawa will be spending considerable time upon her arrival getting to know UO and developing collaborative relationships with partners across campus in addition to strengthening the team within the AAEO office.

Resume and Public Presentation

Tracey Tsugawa's resume is available for more information about her career and work history:  View Resume

Her public presentation on "building and maintaining campus trust in an AAEO office in an ever changing legal landscape" is also available: View Presentation

Campus Announcement

The campus announcement is available on AroundtheO: University welcomes new director of affirmative action office.