Our Team


Nicole Hodges Persley
  • Interim Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
  • Associate Professor of American Studies, and African & African American Studies
  • Artistic Director of the KC Melting Pot Theatre
She/Her/Hers

Equity Advisors & DEIB Leaders

While DEIB is in the title of this office, it is the responsibility of us all. We are fortunate to have several people at KU who serve as formal leaders in this area.