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About Us

Our Mission

The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion (UODI) has primary responsibility for providing University-wide leadership on best practices and strategies to build and sustain an inclusive campus community. UODI promotes the principles of equity and inclusion in recruitment, through diversity education and functions, and development programming. Our office strives to position Carolina to fulfill its mission of educating a diverse student body with the added goal of aspiring to attract and retain faculty and staff reflective of our larger community while maintaining an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Our Staff

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Communications Specialist

kenbyrd@live.unc.edu
(919) 454-6469

(LEE-uh KAKS)

Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer

leah.cox@unc.edu
(919) 918-5770

(TRISH HAA-riss)

Senior Director of Education, Operations and Initiatives

patricia.harris@unc.edu

(tah-NEE-sha HEN-dur-son)

Part-Time Events Coordinator

taneisha@unc.edu
(919) 962-2431

(JESS-ih-KA LAM-bert WARD)

Director, Carolina Collaborative for Resilience

jessical@email.unc.edu
(919) 843-8154

(CLO-ee LIP-a-REE-nee)

Director of Education, Community Engagement and Belonging

cloe@unc.edu

(yes-EHN-yah PEH-droh vee-SEN-teh)

Assistant Director of Student Access, Success and Engagement

yesipv@email.unc.edu
919-445-1318

(STAY-see REH-nulds)

Executive Assistant

stacy.reynolds@unc.edu
(919) 962-9700

(TAH-mee SIGH-lur BEL-chur)

Administrative Assistant

tsiler1@email.unc.edu
919-843-1895

(BRAN-dee SIH-mons)

Assistant Director, Education, Community Engagement & Special Initiatives

dbrand@email.unc.edu

(bren-duh snipes)

Administrative Support Specialist- Finance

bsnipes@unc.edu

(DWAY STOW-vur)

Student Engagement Coordinator

dway@email.unc.edu
(919) 962-7330

(AH-ree WINE-burg)

Assistant Director of Education, Community Engagement, and Strategic Initiatives

amwein@unc.edu
919-445-0925