Meet the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Team

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Marco Barker

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Marco Barker has served as the inaugural vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion since April 1, 2019, and holds an appointment as associate professor of practice in education administration.

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Open Office Hours:

  • 4-6PM Third Monday of the month; Nebraska East Union, Room 301
  • 4-6PM Last Monday of the month; Canfield Administration South, 208

Office of Diversity and Inclusion leadership Team

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Jerri Harner

Executive Assistant

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Nkenge Friday

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

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Charlie Foster

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Student Excellence and Director of OASIS

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Karen Kassebaum

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Leadership and Learning

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Gwen Combs

Director for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion Staff

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Rhonda Taylor

Office Manager, OASIS and JGMC

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Kerra Russell

Associate Director
OASIS and JGMC

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Kevin Reese

Program Coordinator
OASIS and JGMC

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Katie Kodad

Program Coordinator
OASIS and JGMC

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John Tessalee

Program Coordinator
OASIS and JGMC

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Jessie Peter

Graduate Assistant
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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Ernest Dupree

Graduate Assistant
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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Mya’ Lesley-Drakeford

Graduate Assistant
OASIS and JGMC

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Mikale Wilbon

Graduate Assistant
OASIS and JGMC

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Madison Cappellano

Graduate Assistant
OASIS and JGMC

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Jesus Yanez

Graduate Assistant
OASIS and JGMC

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