Headshot of Trisha who is a white woman with short blonde hair and large black glasses.

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Trisha joined the Learning Environments team in October 2022 and is working remotely from New Hampshire. She comes to Rice from Southern New Hampshire University, where she was a librarian and faculty member for eight years. Prior to SNHU, Whiteman worked at Nova Southeastern University as a research and teaching librarian. She has been working with accessibility since 2016 and recently earned her IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competency. Trisha is an active researcher, presenter and accessibility/disability advocate.

Highlights of the coordinator's role includes: developing best practices for accessible public and learner facing content, assessing and evaluating technologies, delivering training and development opportunities and assisting Rice in fostering social initiatives for accessibility as part of DEI work across campus.