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CURRENT EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2023-2024

President: LaToya Smith, The University of Texas at Austin

President Elect: Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Texas Christian University

Immediate Past President: Meshea Poore, West Virginia University

Secretary: Vacant

Treasurer: Malcolm Foley, Baylor University

Executive Director of Communications: Vacant

EXECUTIVE TEAM
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LATOYA SMITH, Ph.D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

President, Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement

University of Texas at Austin

CV | Biography

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JONATHAN BENJAMIN-ALVARADO, Ph.D.

Pronouns: he/him/his/el

President-Elect, Big XII  Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

 

Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Chief Inclusion Officer

Texas Christian University

CV | Biography

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MESHEA L. POORE, Esq.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Immediate Past President, Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion 

University of West Virginia

 

CV | Biography

MALCOLM FOLEY, Ph.D.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Treasurer, Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

 

Special Advisor the President for Equity and Campus Engagement

Baylor University 

CV | Biography

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NICOLE HODGES PERSLEY, Ph.D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Secretary, Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education

 

Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 

University of Kansas

CV | Biography

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DAWN BRATSCH-PRINCE, Ph.D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Associate Provost for Faculty

Interim Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion

Iowa State University

 CV/Biography

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RANA JOHNSON, Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Belonging

Kansas State University

CV | Biography

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BELINDA HIGGS HYPPOLITE, Ph.D.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
University of Oklahoma

CV | Biography

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JORGE IBER, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Vice President for Campus Access & Engagement

 

Texas Tech University

CV | Biography

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JASON F. KIRKSEY, Ph.D.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Member, Board of Directors

National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)

Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer

Oklahoma State University

CV | Biography

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