Breaking News: Brooke Vick Appointed Chief Diversity Officer at Muhlenberg

Brooke Vick named Chief Diversity Officer at Muhlenberg

Vick, who has served as the College’s Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives since joining in 2018, is the first appointment to the position.

Monday, August 15, 2022 2:53 PM

“I am delighted to appoint Dr. S. Brooke Vick as the College’s first Chief Diversity Officer and Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion,” said Muhlenberg President Kathleen Harring. “Over the past few years, she has been an integral partner and collaborator in Muhlenberg’s efforts to ensure our community meets its commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. I look forward to working with her as we continue this essential work.

In her new role, Vick will be a member of the President’s Senior Staff as well as the Provost’s Senior Staff. As Chair of the President’s Diversity Advisory Council, she will work with the President to identify annual priorities, oversee the development of an annual report on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB ) and create a College Dashboard. Vick will also represent Muhlenberg at consortium, regional and national meetings that address these priorities. She will be responsible for coordinating and supporting faculty and staff in advancing the College’s DEIB learning, teaching and operational goals.

Vick will work with academic departments and personnel offices to develop policies and practices that support an inclusive and equitable community. Working with teams across campus, including the offices of Multicultural Life, Title IX and Equity, Prevention Education, Religious and Spiritual Life, and Human Resources; the Muhlenberg Center for Teaching and Learning; and other areas of the College, she will partner to create and support programs that strengthen the campus climate for all members of the Muhlenberg community.

Vick received her bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a minor in women’s studies, from Colorado College and her master’s and doctoral degrees. in social psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She frequently writes papers, presents professional conferences, and facilitates workshops on topics such as anti-racist pedagogy and intergroup dialogue, inclusive leadership in higher education, and the types of college environments that support student achievement and retention. students, faculty and staff, and his previous teaching. the experience includes courses in the psychology of prejudice, social stigma, and intergroup relations.

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