About the Vice President

Jane CassidyJane Cassidy currently serves as Interim Vice President for the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX. This office reports to the President and includes oversight of Title IX, ADA & Section 504, Civil Rights, and the Clery Act reporting. She is responsible for managing processes, policies, and training on matters related to discrimination of protected classes.

Prior to this role she served for 12 years as Senior Vice Provost in the Office of Academic Affairs where she advised the Executive Vice President & Provost on faculty matters, space allocation, academic policy, and institutional accreditation. The LSU Rural Life Museum, LSU Museum of Art, LSU Press and The Southern Review reported to her office. Previous administrative roles include Director of the School of Music and Interim Associate Dean of the College of Music and Dramatic Arts.

Dr. Cassidy is a Professor in the School of Music and holds the Roy and Margaret Gianelloni Alumni Professorship.  Her field of expertise is music education, and research interests center around music therapy for premature infants, musical development of infants and children, and Impostor Syndrome. She has been at LSU since 1988.