VP for Diversity

Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Search

Finalists Selected

The search committee is pleased to report that it has narrowed down a talented pool of applicants to four (4) finalists. Each candidate will host two (2) open forums. The forums will begin with a statement from each candidate followed by a Q&A period.

The dates and times are as follows.

Wednesday, December 6 – Candidate #1

  •  Open Forum–12-1 p.m.; Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom
  •  Open Forum–3:30-4:30 p.m.; Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom

Candidate #1 CV (NETID login required to access)

Thursday, December 7 – Candidate #2

  •  Open Forum – 12-1 p.m.; Skutt Student Center, Mutual of Omaha Ballroom
  •  Open Forum – 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skutt Student Center, Mutual of Omaha Ballroom

Candidate #2 CV (NETID login required to access)

Friday, December 8 – Candidate #3

  •  Open Forum – 12-1 p.m.; Skutt Student Center, Mutual of Omaha Ballroom
  •  Open Forum – 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skutt Student Center, Mutual of Omaha Ballroom

Candidate #3 CV (NETID login required to access)

Monday, December 11 – Candidate #4

  •  Open Forum – 12-1 p.m.; Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium
  •  Open Forum – 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium

Candidate #4 CV (NETID login required to access)

The leadership profile for the Inaugural Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is located in the following document: VPIDI Leadership Profile (NET ID login required to access).

All open forums will be live-casted on BLUECAST (NET ID login required).

Committee Composition

The search committee for a vice provost of diversity and inclusion is headed by erikamoreno [at] creighton [dot] edu (Erika Moreno), PhD, associate professor of political science and international relations

  • janelallen [at] creighton [dot] edu (Janel Allen), associate vice president, Human Resources
  • adriandowell [at] creighton [dot] edu (Adrian Dowell, Jr.), senior director of athletic development
  • barbaraharris [at] creighton [dot] edu (Barb Harris, PhD), director, Social Work Program
  • marianamiller [at] creighton [dot] edu (Mariana Miller), associate director, Master of Arts in Ministry Program and Creighton Spirituality Program
  • beckynickerson [at] creighton [dot] edu (Becky Nickerson), director, Creighton Intercultural Center
  • DhrutiTummalapalliTummalapalli [at] creighton [dot] edu (Dhruti Tummalapalli), Executive Vice President, Creighton Students Union.

Members of the committee are available for input during all stages of the search process via email and through public forums throughout 2017 and 2018.