Cheryl Nuñez Named Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Diversity at The College of Wooster
Cheryl Nuñez, a leading expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education, has been named vice president for equity, inclusion, and diversity at The College of Wooster. Nuñez brings more than 24 years of experience working in leadership roles to advance antiracism and build inclusion and community engagement. She was most recently vice president for equity and inclusion at Olympic College, a community college serving approximately 8,500 students across three campuses in Western Washington.
“We are fortunate and delighted that Vice President Nuñez will be joining us to advance equity, inclusion and diversity at Wooster,” said Sarah Bolton, president of The College of Wooster. “From a strong pool of national leaders, Vice President Nuñez stood out for the creativity, experience, dedication, and blend of scholarly frameworks and effective actions that she brings to her work. We are very much looking forward to collaborating with such a terrific leader on the crucial priorities of inclusive excellence.”
“I am honored and excited to join The College of Wooster to help sustain and advance progress towards its equity, inclusion, and diversity goals,” said Nuñez. “During the interview process, I was moved by the resoluteness of the students, staff, faculty, and trustees who have been leading that urgent work. I look forward to collaborating with them to further enrich campus diversity and ensure that all members of the campus community can thrive.”