Fall 2017News

Embracing the Strength of Diversity

Sean Huddleston, Vice President and Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, began in June 2017 and begins to make rounds meeting folks on Monday, June 12, 2017. (Photo: D. Todd Moore, University of Indianapolis)

edited-370Sean Huddleston joined the University of Indianapolis leadership team in June 2017 as vice president for Office of Equity & Inclusion, a position dedicated to leading and enhancing a university-wide culture of diversity.

He will work with the campus and surrounding communities to maintain the University’s historical traditions of equity. This Cabinet-level position reports directly to the Office of the President.

Huddleston, who previously served as the chief officer of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement at Framingham State University in Massachusetts, brings a strong record as a collaborator who embraces community partnership, a cornerstone of the University’s success. He will provide strategic vision as the campus continues to expand diversity and engagement opportunities, while also celebrating the differences that help to define the culture.

“This position demonstrates a solid commitment to advancing inclusion and equity throughout the institution, and also signifies that this important work is a priority for everyone,” Huddleston said. “I look forward to working side-by-side with students, faculty, and staff on achieving inclusive excellence at UIndy. This is an amazing opportunity.”