Past MLI Cohorts

Meet the alumni from recent Millennium Leadership Initiative program cohorts.

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2023 MLI Cohort

Rashanda

Booker

University Diversity Officer

California State University, Fresno

Joy Borah

Joy

Borah

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University of North Alabama

Erik Brooks

F. Erik

Brooks

Provost and Vice President of Student affairs

Central State University (OH)

William Brown

William T.

Brown

Associate Vice President for Strategic Economic & Partnership Development

Connecticut State Community College

Helen Chen

Helen

Chen

Senior Vice Provost for Instructional Programs

North Carolina State University

Jeffrey Coleman

Jeffrey K.

Coleman

Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

Framingham State University (MA)

Leslie Cornick

Leslie A.

Cornick

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

California State University Chico

Camille Davidson

Camille M.

Davidson

President and Dean

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Wartyna Davis

Wartyna L.

Davis

Dean, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

William Paterson University (NJ)

Pernella Deams

Pernella Rowena

Deams

Senior Vice President for Student Life and Success/UNCF Transformation Officer

Talladega College (AL)

Terence L.

Finley

Vice President of Business & Financial Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

Harris-Stowe State University (MO)

Tomas

Gomez-Arias

Dean, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

California State University, San Bernardino

Sancha

Gray

Senior Vice President and Interim Dean of College of Education China Campus

Kean University (NJ)

Jessica C.

Harris

Vice Chancellor for Anti-racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Jade Herman

Jade

Herman

Chief of Staff

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Yvonne

Hernandez Friedman

Vice President for Student Affairs

Coastal Carolina University (SC)

Jason Irizarry

Jason

Irizarry

Dean, Neag School of Education

University of Connecticut

Latoya Jenkins

Latoya

Jenkins

Vice President of Enrollment Management of Student Experience

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Camille Johnson

Camille S.

Johnson

Dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Cherisse Jones-Branch

Cherisse

Jones-Branch

Dean, Graduate School and Professor of History

Arkansas State University

Rose McAuliffe

Rose Elena

McAuliffe

Vice President, Business and Finance / Chief Financial Officer

California State University, Stanislaus

Radha Pyati

Radha

Pyati

Chancellor and Dean

Penn State Berks

Britt Rios-Ellis

Britt

Rios-Ellis

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Oakland University (MI)

Anastasia_Rodriguez

Anastasia

Rodriguez

Vice President of Administration and Finance

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Vicki Roman-Lagunas

Vicki

Roman-Lagunas

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Indiana University Northwest

Dana Thompson

Dana A.

Thompson

Emeritus Member, Board of Governors

Wayne State University (MI)

Kimberly A.

White-Smith

Dean, School of Leadership and Education Sciences

University of San Diego (CA)

Robert

Williams

Dean, College of Education and Allied Studies

California State University, East Bay

Jermaine Wright

Jermaine A.

Wright

Vice President for Student Affairs

City University of New York Lehman College

2022 MLI Cohort

Montrese Adger-Fuller

Montrese

Adger Fuller

Vice President of Advancement, External Relations, and Marketing

Gordon State College (GA)

Shawn Baker

Shawn

Baker

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Student Success

Harris-Stowe State University (MO)

Janelle Beavers

Jenelle

Beavers

Vice President for Strategy

Colorado State University

Leonard Brown

Leonard

Brown

Vice President for Student Affairs

Norfolk State University (VA)

Judi Clarke

Judi

Clarke

Vice President for Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Stony Brooke University (NY)

Ron Darbeau

Ron W.

Darbeau

Chancellor

Penn State Altoona

Shontay Delalue

Shontay

Delalue

Senior Vice President/Senior Diversity Officer

Dartmouth College (NH)

Beverly Downing

Beverly

Downing

Associate Provost

Huston-Tillotson University (TX)

Joy Goto

Joy J.

Goto

Interim Dean, Division of Research and Graduate Studies

California State University, Fresno

Diane Gu

Diane

Gu

Interim Executive Director, Development

University of California, Los Angeles

Duncan Harris

G. Duncan

Harris

Chief Executive Officer

Capital Community College (CT)

Melissa Holloway

Melissa Jackson

Holloway

General Counsel and Vice Chancellor of Legal, Risk, and Compliance

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Derek Lopez

Derek

Lopez

Associate Vice President of Operations and Advancement

Colorado State University-Pueblo

Wendy Ng

Wendy

Ng

Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

California State University, East Bay

Paz Maya Olivérez

Paz M.

Olivérez

Vice President for Student Affairs

California State University, San Bernardino

Birgit Puschner

Birgit

Puschner

Dean and Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine

Michigan State University

Marie-Michelle Rosemond

Marie-Michelle

Rosemond

Vice President for Student Engagement and Success

Georgia Gwinnett College

Laura Rosenbury

Laura

Rosenbury

Dean, Levin College of Law

University of Florida

Rito Silva

Rito

Silva

Vice President for Enrollment Services and Student Affairs

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Bernadette Tiapo

Bernadette S.

Tiapo

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

State University of New York College at Oneonta

Marcel Vernon

Marcel

Vernon, Sr.

Chief Financial Officer

University of New Hampshire

Ron Williams

Ronald

Williams

Chief of Staff

Columbus State University (GA)

2021 MLI Cohort

Erika

Allen

Director of College Advancement & Foundation Executive Director

College of Southern Idaho

Tachelle

Banks

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation & Initiatives, Professor & Associate Dean, Faculty & External Affairs

Cleveland State University (OH)

LeManuel Bitsoi

LeManuel

Bitsóí

Associate Vice President for Diversity Affairs

Brandeis University (MA)

Shelby

Boseman

Chief Legal Officer

The University of Texas at Arlington

Dawn

Bratsch-Prince

Associate Provost for Faculty, Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Iowa State University

Gary

Brown

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Elizabeth City State University (NC)

Terrence

Cheng

Chancellor

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System

Claudia

Ford

Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Interim Associate Vice President Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

State University of New York College at Potsdam

Tracey

Ford

Vice Provost and Dean Division of Student Affairs

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Xuanning Fu

Xuanning

Fu

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

California State University, Fresno

Mari

Fuentes-Martin

Vice President of Student Success and Engagement

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Cheryl

Gittens

Associate Vice Provost, Faculty and Staff Affairs

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Clay

Gloster

Vice Provost for Graduate Research and Dean of the Graduate College

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Anthony Graham

Anthony

Graham

Interim Chancellor

Winston-Salem State University (NC)

Tymon

Graham

Associate Vice President for Student Success & Engagement, Title XI Coordinator

Edward Waters University (FL)

Tobias

Guzmán

Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

University of Northern Colorado

John Hoffman

John L.

Hoffman

President

Bemidji State University (MN)

Keith

Johnson

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

East Tennessee State University

Kristie

Kenney

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Talladega College (AL)

Kristalyn

Lee

Vice President for Administration & Liaison to the Board of Trustees

University of Montevallo (AL)

Malisa Lee

Malisa

Lee

Vice Provost of Enrollment Management

University of California, Davis

Denise

McDowell

Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Life

Winona State University (MN)

Creshema

Murray

Chief of Staff

Morehouse School of Medicine (GA)

Monica

Porter

Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs & Diversity, Dean of Students

Indiana University South Bend

Louie

Rodriguez

Interim Dean and Professor

University of California Riverside

Stephanie

Shonekan

Dean, College of Arts and Humanities

University of Maryland

Reginald

Stewart

Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Chapman University

Roger

Thompson

Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management

University of Oregon

Irem

Tumer

Vice President for Research

Oregon State University

Ann Marie

VanDerZanden

Associate Provost for Academic Programs

Iowa State University

Julian

Vasquez Heilig

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Western Michigan University

Jeanine

Ward-Roof

Vice President for Student Affairs

Ferris State University (MI)

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