New Senior Director to Lead Community Centers
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity welcomes Thomas Witherspoon, Ed.D. as its new senior director of campus community centers. Witherspoon will oversee NC State’s African American Cultural Center, GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and Women’s Center. He will also serve on OIED’s leadership team, reporting to Vice Provost Sheri Schwab.
Schwab says, “I am very excited to have someone of Thomas’ caliber join our team in this critical leadership role. He is someone who seeks to create positive change, and I look forward to having be part of our Wolfpack community.”
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