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Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

William T. Lewis Sr.

    William T. Lewis Sr.

The Vice President and division of Diversity and Inclusion are responsible for the following:

  • Providing leadership and direction for the continuous assessment and improvement of university-wide efforts to create and sustain a more diverse and inclusive community of learners
  • Working collaboratively with other university units to build a capacity to recognize and value difference
  • Encouraging and supporting positive interactions between and among diverse populations
  • Maximizing the benefits of a multicultural perspective
  • Advising the president and university leadership on the policies, programs, practices, and resources needed to achieve excellence, equity, and effectiveness in the research, teaching and learning, and outreach activities of the university
  • Collaborating with individuals and organizational units across the campus to assist and advocate for those with special needs and/or significant cultural differences and who may have concerns about their experiences at Virginia Tech

Staff

Burruss Hall, Room 336

  • Marcie Bishop, Receptionist
    540-231-7500
  • Samantha Boyd, Business Manager
    540-231-6208
  • Anthony R. Scott, Senior Director of Operations
    540-231-3811  

North End Center, Suite 3500

  • Alicia Cohen, Associate Director for Diversity Education and Training
    540-231-1822
  • Michele Deramo, Director of Diversity Education and Training
    540-231-1403
  • Linda Greene, Diversity Programs Specialist
    540-231-1403
  • Samantha Lambert, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist
    540-231-0975
  • Roxanna Link, IT and Software Specialist
    540-231-2610
  • Mia Mickenberg, Graduate Assistant
    540-231-1403
  • Marcy Schnitzer, Associate Director for Diversity Strategic Planning and Improvement
    540-231- 4974
  • David Travis, Director of Special Projects
    540-231-1161
  • Latanya Walker, Director of Alumni Relations for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
    540-231-6194

Contact info

Mailing address
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion (0176)
336 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone
540-231-7500

Email
diversity@vt.edu