Harry Lamar Anderson, Jr. has been named the new Director of Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator at Grambling State University. Title IX is the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination, harassment, and violence and requires colleges and universities to follow procedures to investigate complaints.
“Mr. Anderson brings knowledge of Title IX, the investigation process and the work required to help ensure a safe and supportive environment free of discrimination, harassment and sexual violence to all members of the Grambling State community,” said COO Penya Moses.
A West Monroe, LA native and Air Force Reserves Veteran, Anderson obtained associate degrees in both Management and Business Administration from Eastfield College in Mesquite, TX in 2005). He obtained his bachelor’s in business administration from Northwood University in 2012 and his master’s in business administration from Bethel University in 2018.
Anderson has worked in Higher Education for the past eight years as a Financial Aid Advisor for Louisiana Delta Community College, Dallas College (Eastfield), The Art Institute of Dallas, Retention Specialist for Louisiana Delta Community College, and has over six years of experience in Title IX with Louisiana Delta Community College.
With a strong passion for education and commitment to serving Grambling State with excellence, he has served at the institution as Title IX Confidential Advisor, and Title IX Investigator before taking the helm as Director.
He is married to Jasmine Anderson, and they are expecting their first child in December. He is also the new pastor of Trenton Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA.