Bojarski named executive director of Student Access Servicesby Alexandra Valnoski Sep. 17, 2018, 8:19 AM
Jamie Bojarski has been appointed director of Student Access Services.
Bojarski will report to Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain as part of the newly reorganized office structure and brings with her over a decade of experience in providing access to students with disabilities in higher education. She most recently served as the assistant director of the Disability Resource Office at North Carolina State University.
“I am so pleased to have Jamie join us at Vanderbilt,” Kopstain said. “As an institution we must prioritize and focus acutely on accessibility and the needs of all our students, including those who require accommodations.”
Bojarski will lead the office in ensuring a wide range of support services are provided to students with disabilities at Vanderbilt University, including:
- Notetakers or access to class notes
- Readers and scribes
- Access to recorded textbooks and materials
- Exam accommodations
- Sign language interpreter
- Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)
- Priority scheduling
- Access to adaptive technology computer equipment and software
- Phonic Ear FM systems (assisted amplification device) available for loan
- Guidance, counseling, referral, and advocacy services to students
“Learning about Vanderbilt’s core values and its commitment to diversity and inclusion made it an easy decision to join the university,” Bojarski said. “I am excited to work alongside the students, faculty and staff here to continue building a campus community that is accessible and equitable for all.”