- Diversity and Inclusion Activities
- Black History Month
- American Indian Heritage Month
- Asian Heritage Month
- International Nights
- Feast of Nations
- American Indian Student Services
- Disability Services for Students
- International Programs and Centre
- Multicultural Student Services
- Women's Center
- Affirmative Action Office (AAO)
- English Language School (ELS)
Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion
Sandra L. Mitchell is Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of North Dakota. She has 20 years experience in Higher Education Administration.
Prior to her current appointment, she served for 10 years as Assistant Vice President for Diversity at Regis University in Denver. She previously served Coordinator of Service Learning in the School for Professional Studies at Regis University. In that position, Sandra created the first service learning program in SPS and very possibly, the first service learning program anywhere for adult learners in accelerated programs.
Before coming to Regis, Sandra was at Iowa State University where served as coordinator of minority recruitment and retention in the College of Education. Prior to that she was at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa as Director of Academic Services. In this position she supervised summer and evening adult education programs, study abroad, and diversity affairs. At DrakeUniversity, Sandra administered a program providing field experiences to local area school districts. She designed publicity and educational materials for the program, designed a student tutorial, and started a program to introduce ethic minority candidates to the school districts. Sandra also brings experience in technical training. She was Assistant Director of IOWANET/PSInet, a national computer conferencing network for educators located at DrakeUniversity, and she was a Job Coach at the Lifeskills Foundation in St. Louis, providing on-the-job training for mentally and physically handicapped adults.
Throughout her career, Sandra has been actively involved in leading programs to further diversity and equity through education. Her commitment ranges from developing diversity initiatives at a small liberal arts college to creating a long-running national conference on race and ethnicity at IowaStateUniversity. She has always been active in the communities where she lives and in professional associations. In Denver, she served on the Board of Mount Saint Vincent’s Children’s Home and the Colorado Network of Women Leaders. She is a past Board Member of the Adult Higher Education Alliance and of their conference planning committee. She also serves on the Executive Board of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Conference on Multicultural Affairs and hosted the conference at Regis University in 2007, and currently is a member of the board of trustees for Cleo parker Robinson Dance. She has spoken to numerous audiences including several national conferences, the University of Northern Ireland at Galway, Colorado Department of Human Services, Carlow College in Pittsburgh, PA and other venues and in numerous classes at various institutions.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Education in Higher Education from Drake University.
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