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The Search Committee for the Chief Diversity Officer/Associate Vice Chancellor (CDO/AVC) position is pleased to announce that it has identified four potential candidates for the position. The following four candidates have been extended campus visits:

  • Dr. Ken D. Coopwood, Director of Diversity and Equity, and Assistant to the Chancellor, Indiana University Northwest
  • Dr. Beverly Edmonds, Visiting Scholar, Clark Atlanta University (Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alabama A&M University)
  • Dr. Becky Petitt, Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Texas A&M University
  • Atty. Marjorie L. Powell, Consultant (Former Director, Institutional diversity, Equity and Affirmative Action, Georgetown University)

The visitation itineraries and CVs will be posted on the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion web site as well as the Provost’s Office web site prior to their visits, according to the committee. The preliminary campus visitation dates are as follows:

  • January 31- February 1 (arrive on January 30) – Dr. Ken Coopwood
  • February 7 -8 (Arrive on February 6) – Dr. Beverly Edmonds
  • February 14-15 (arrive on February 13) – Dr. Becky Pititt
  • February 16-17 (arrive on February 15) – Atty. Marjorie Powell

The CDO/AVC Search Committee examined 162 CVs and interviewed eight potential candidates via teleconference prior to selecting the four above finalists for further consideration, says Dr. Gwendolyn S. O’Neal, chair of the search committee.

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