As chief diversity officer (CDO) in charge of Gonzaga University's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Robin Kelley believes that an atmosphere of diversity, equity and inclusion is important for faculty, staff and students to experience not only on campus but also in the community.
So community members are invited to campus programs, such as events of the Center for Hate Studies, and Robin meets with people in the community, NAACP Spokane and area tribes.
"I want both the campus and community to be welcoming," said Robin.
"Gonzaga is less diverse, so that requires more relationship building to be influential and collaboration . . . . .