2021-2022 University Catalog

Diversity and Inclusive Development

Multnomah University employs a full-time Vice President of Diversity and Inclusive Development, Dr. Jessica Taylor.  The Vice President of Diversity and Inclusive Development (VPDID) reports directly to the President and serves on the President's Council.  The VPDID advises the President and President's Council on issues of diversity and serves as an integrating partner with campus leaders, students, faculty, staff, and various university committees.  The VPDID works directly with the Dean of Spiritual Life and Cultural Integration to proactively develop and implement initiatives, programs, and activities that educate about cultural competency and inclusion and promote accountability for members of the university community.

Cultural Integration, Spiritual Life, Student Counseling & Wellness, Veteran's Resource Center, and Career Services are all serving under this departmental leadership.  Each department serves the higher goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the context of holistic development of each student we serve.