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Who We Are

Vice President for Institutional Diversity & Equity

Evelynn EllisEvelynn Ellis

  • Chair, Diversity Council
  • Oversees and coordinates diversity initiatives across campus
  • Reports to the President and Provost
  • Serves as a member of the President's One Dartmouth
  • Review of faculty and administrative staff hiring processes
  • Oversees EO/AA Policies and Programs, Diversity Plans
  • Oversees the institution's non-discrimination policy and grievance procedure
  • Oversees the institution's Affirmative Action Plan
  • Collaborates to promote diversity education
  • Collaborates with student groups to address diversity concerns
  • Co-Chair, MLK Committee

Director for Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Beatriz CantadaBeatriz Cantada

  • Serves as the Affirmative Action Representative for Dartmouth's Professional Schools
  • Responsible for compliance with EO/AA search & selection procedures in professional school faculty hiring
  • Monitors the operations of the Institution's non-discrimination policy and grievance procedures
  • Acts as a liaison to Employee Resource Networks (Black Caucus, Native American Council, Coalition of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Concerns, International Employee Network, Veterans Network, etc.) 

Assistant Director for Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

William Hankel

  • Manages production of annual Affirmative Action Plan, divisional reviews, and other reports
  • Develops and maintains information management systems related to faculty recruitment and staff transactions
  • Reviews campus access and employee 504/ADA accommodation requests

Office Manager

Kelly CusickKelly Cusick

  • Manages office communication, scheduling, other administrative functions
  • Assists in the administration of department sponsored initiatives and events
  • Maintains budget

IDE Program Coordinator

Kara Wakefieldkara profile pic

  • Supports professional programs and events designed specifically to engage employees
  • Coordinates and supports programs or events out of the IDE office
  • Responsible for design and artistic layout for paper/web publications
  • Assists the Director in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Social Justice Awards
  • Responsible for the management of Training and Educational Programming and MLK Celebration budget
  • Co-Chair, MLK Committee


Last Updated: 7/27/15