TaJuan Wilson Named Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UI Office of Strategic Communication | 4/15/2019
TaJuan Wilson, executive director of Student Programs and Diversity and assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, has been named the University of Iowa’s new associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. He will begin on June 28.
“Dr. Wilson brings great enthusiasm and initiative,” says Montse Fuentes, incoming UI executive vice president and provost. “He’s a passionate leader with an impressive track record of using data to assess and improve campus culture; weaving diversity, equity, and inclusion into every unit on campus; and advocating for students of diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences. I’m very excited and eager to work together to continue cultivating the division as an institutional and educational resource.”
Since joining the Medical University of South Carolina in 2016, Wilson has had daily oversight of student programs and student diversity, including recruitment via pipeline programming, orientation, student life, off-campus housing, student communications, emergency preparedness, and volunteer programs and service learning. He also works in conjunction with the Cultural Arts Project Council to provide cultural programming for campus, serves as faculty advisor to the University Honor Council and Student Government Association, is a member of the Behavioral Support Intervention Team and leads campus/community projects involving the local chamber of commerce and school districts.
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