Search for Vice President/Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

This inaugural position will provide visionary leadership to enable the University to build on the core principles of inclusiveness in learning environments, programs, workforce and strategic partnerships. Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Vice President/Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will nurture collaborative and engaging relationships with both internal and external constituents to provide effective leadership in the coordination of all diversity-related programs and initiatives. In affirming UA’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, the person in this position will establish a holistic and integrated vision that fosters a welcoming and supportive environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and the community at large—regardless of cultural differences, beliefs, values, ethnicity, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender identity, or religion.

All open forums for faculty, staff and students will be held in North Lawn Hall Room 1014 (except the March 23 forums, which will be held in Room 1015). The forums will be recorded for those who cannot participate at the time of the event. Links to video recordings and online feedback forms will be posted as soon as they are available.


March 20: Wanda Heading-Grant

March 21: Bryan Fair

March 23: Shakeer Abdullah

March 24: Christine Taylor


Wanda R. Heading-Grant

Wanda R. Heading-Grant

OPEN FORUM: March 20
Faculty/staff meeting – 10 a.m.
Student meeting – 11 a.m.
North Lawn Hall Room 1014

Bryan K. Fair

Bryan K. Fair

OPEN FORUM: March 21
Faculty/staff meeting – 1:30 p.m.
Student meeting – 2:30 p.m.
North Lawn Hall Room 1014

Shakeer A. Abdullah

Shakeer A. Abdullah

OPEN FORUM: March 23
Faculty/staff meeting – 4:00 p.m.
Student meeting – 5:00 p.m.
North Lawn Hall Room 1015

G. Christine Taylor

G. Christine Taylor

OPEN FORUM: March 24
Faculty/staff meeting – 9:30 a.m.
Student meeting – 10:30 a.m.
North Lawn Hall Room 1014

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