About Rick

Leave nothing to chance!

Whether you are developing a conduct/conflict resolution program, addressing civil rights compliance issues, training practitioners, or evaluating your efforts, intentionality is key. Bringing in the right professionals with relevant background and experiences is essential to maximizing your resources. Let's see if I can help you, or if I can help identify someone who might be right for you.

Past Clients

Rick has served in consulting capacities with the following institutions and organizations:

Association for Student Conduct Administration (mediation) - 11 times, two pro bono

Bowling Green State University (mediation)

Bridgepoint Education (conflict resolution, mediation) - 2 times

Central Illinois Dispute Resolution Services (mediation), pro bono

College Administration Publications (mediation)

Concordia University - Wisconsin (mediation)

DePauw University (conflict resolution needs assessment)

East Carolina University (mediation)

Emory University (mediation)

Ithaca College (student conduct)

Louisiana State University (mediation)

Metropolitan State University of Denver (mediation)

Michigan Technological University (external program review)

Middle Tennessee State University (mediation)

Penn State University (mediation)

Rutgers University (mediation) - 2 times

The College of Wooster (student conduct, Title IX, conflict resolution, FERPA) - 16 times

Tufts University (mediation)

University of Arkansas (mediation)

University of Chicago (mediation)

University of Notre Dame (mediation)

University of Scranton (student conduct)

University of Southern Indiana (mediation)

University of Tampa (mediation)

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh (Title IX compliance)

Professional Experience

Rick's professional experience includes:

  • Coordinator, Student Judicial Services, Georgetown University, Washington, DC (1990-1992)
  • Assistant Director of Residential Services for Judicial Programs, State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY (1993-1995)
  • Director, Student Dispute Resolution Services, Illinois State University Normal, IL (1996-2005)
  • Associate Dean of Students, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (2004-2016)
  • Director, Title IX Compliance, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, TX (2016-present)


  • Co-Chair, TNG-CR (TNG Consultant's professional practice group on conflict resolution)
  • Advisory Board Member, Association for Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)
  • Affiliated Consultant, TNG Consulting
  • Past President, Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA)
  • Mediator in higher education, community setting, and court systems