Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

Dina Zavala has been named the inaugural vice president for inclusion, equity, and community at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, effective June 1. She is currently interim vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Earlier, she was director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Mayville State University in North Dakota for three years.

Dr. Zavala holds a bachelor’s degree in modern languages from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She holds a master’s degree in instruction from St. Mary’s University and a Ph.D. in education from North Dakota State University.

Altheia Richardson has been named the inaugural chief diversity officer and vice president for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at Newberry College in South Carolina. She currently is associate vice president for strategic diversity leadership at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Dr. Richardson is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. She holds an MBA and a doctorate in educational leadership from Clemson University.

Monae Roberts is the inaugural chief diversity officer for the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Roberts previously served as director of the LGBTQIA Resource Center and as a program coordinator at the Cross Cultural Center at the university.

Davis is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Davis holds a master’s degree in health and physical education from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in African American studies from Temple University in Philadelphia.

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