Andrew Tevington named director for compliance
Andrew Tevington has been named director for compliance and interim deputy Title IX coordinator at Virginia Tech.
Tevington's responsibilities in the Department of Human Resources include providing education and consultation on Virginia Tech’s anti-discrimination and harassment prevention policy and investigating complaints of possible policy violations; offering mediation, facilitation, and other conflict resolution services where those approaches are the most appropriate; and providing discriminatory harassment prevention training and conflict resolution/management training.
In addition, Tevington will work with employees in the university's academic and administrative units to proactively develop new programs that will advance the university's efforts to create an atmosphere of inclusion and respect for all students, employees, and visitors.
Before coming to Virginia Tech, Tevington served as assistant general counsel for the Regional University System of Oklahoma from 2012 to 2015. In that role, he established programs to reduce crime on campus and ensured the universities’ compliance with equal opportunity policies in dealing with employment and education rights.
From 2007 to 2012, Tevington worked as general counsel for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. He also has experience working as a pastor, newspaper columnist, and a chief of staff for former Oklahoma Governor Henry Bellmon.
Tevington has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oklahoma State University, a law degree from the University of Oklahoma, and a master of divinity degree from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma.