About Institutional Diversity

Overview

Institutional Diversity is served by a variety of offices across campus. The Office of Institutional Diversity is led by the Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Liza Cariaga-Lo. She and Margot Saurette, the Data Analyst and Executive Assistant, manage the programs that foster diversity and report on the university's success in creating and supporting initiatives. They work with a variety of offices including Student and Employee Accessibility Services, the Sarah Doyle Center, the LGBTQ Center, the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life, the Brown Center for Students of Color, Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs, HR's Office of Diversity and Inclusion,the Office of Student Life,  the Science Center, the Graduate School, the Dean of the College,  and the Division of Biology and Medicine

People

Liza Cariaga-Lo, Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion Office of the President
Margot Saurette, Data Analyst/Executive Assistant Office of the President
Mary Grace Almandrez, Director of the Brown Center for Students of Color & Associate Dean of the College
Brown Center for Students of Color
Catherine Axe, Director of Student and Employee Accessibility Services & Assistant Dean of Student Life
Student and Employee Accessibility Services
Jabbar Bennett, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Dean of the Division of Biology and Medicine
Graduate School and Division of Biology and Medicine
Maitrayee Bhattacharyya, Associate Dean of the College for Diversity Programs
Director of the Brown University-Tougaloo College Partnership
Dean of the College
Karen McNeil, Program Director
Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs
Gail Cohee, Director of the Sarah Doyle Women's Center & Associate Dean of the College
Sarah Doyle Center
Janet Cooper Nelson, Chaplain of the University
Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life
Kelly Garrett, Program Director
LGBTQ Center
Ricky Gresh, Director of Campus Life Projects
First Generation College Student Initiative
Wendy McRae-Oweye, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Human Resources Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Yolanda Rome, Assistant Dean of the College for First-Year and Sophomore Studies First Generation College Student Initiative
Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg, University Ombudsperson Ombuds Office