Diversity Advisory Board | Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Kent State University

The Kent State University Diversity Advisory Board will advise and recommend strategies for the advancement of diversity and inclusion, examine ways to highlight important findings and generate funds to aid in the persistence through graduation of underrepresented and underserved students.

Diversity Advisory Board 

Board Chair

Mrs. Roxia Boykin, '71

Emeritus Chair

Mr. Gary Stiffler, '81

Kent State University Executive Leadership

Mrs. Alfreda Brown, EdD.

Board Members

Ms. Patricia A. Ackerman, PhD., '83

Mr. Stephen Ashley, '75

Ms. Sharlene Chesnes, '93

Mr. T. David Garcia

Mr. Michael Kavulic, PhD., '17

Mrs. Dana Lawless-Andric, '01

Ms. Rhonda Lawrence

Ms. Marsha Malone

Ms. Ruth Rollins-Price

Ms. Ruth Washington, PhD.

Mrs. Sonya Williams, '89

Board Administrative Support 

Ms. Brianna Molitor, '17

Mr. Carmen Roberts, '18


Any questions pertaining to the Diversity Advisory Board are to be routed to Diversity_Advisory_Board@listserv.kent.edu or by calling the Office of the Vice President at (330) 672-2442.