Meet the Team
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Meet the Team
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making and Cornell United Religious Work
Joel Harter (he/him) is the Director of the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making (OSMM) and convenes the multifaith team of affiliated chaplains and spiritual leaders who form Cornell United Religious Work (CURW). Joel is a progressive Christian, a welcoming and LGBTQ+ affirming American Baptist, and a certified teacher with the Mindfulness Institute for Emerging Adults.
Assistant Director, Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making
Ivy Breivogel (she/her) is the Assistant Director for the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making (OSMM). In this role, she supports students in their religious, spiritual, and ethical identity formation and exploration. As a queer Unitarian Universalist humanist atheist, she approaches this work through an intersectional interfaith lens. Ivy leads the team of student Interfaith Coordinators and advises the Interfaith Council at Cornell.
Program Assistant, Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making
Saorsa Wissman (she/her) is the Program Assistant for the Office of Spirituality and Meaning-Making (OSMM). She coordinates the office for OSMM, manages scheduling and operations for Anabel Taylor and Sage Chapel, and supervises the OSMM student office workers.