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After a national search, UCF selected Dr. Andrea Guzmán as its new vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion in June of 2021.

The Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leads the development of a comprehensive strategy that champions evidence-based practices in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of a dynamic, multi-campus university. Reporting directly to President Cartwright, the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion serves as a member of the executive leadership team and work with the president and university leaders in realizing UCF’s bold ambition to become the national model for inclusive excellence.

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UCF’s Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Search Committee


Sheila Amin Gutierrez de Pineres
Dean, Burnett Honors College
Edwanna Andrews
Assistant Vice President, Community Support, SDES

Committee Members

Jana Jasinski
Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence
Maritza Martinez
Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations
Nancy Myers
Director, Office of Institutional Equity
Adam Myer
Director, Student Accessibility Services
Linda Rosa-Lugo
Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences and Professions
Pablo Vargas
Patrol Commander, UCF Police Department
Jonathan Cox
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Darryl Gordon
Academic Advisor, College of Health Sciences and Professions
Renee Grigor
Director of Talent Acquisition, UCF Human Resources
Rodney Graham
Director for Student Affairs, Student Government
Adrian Lee
Member, President’s Student Advisory Council
Kristine Shrauger
University Librarian, Faculty Senate Representative
Cissy Glowth
Manager of Print Services, and Chair, Staff Council
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About UCF

UCF is a thriving pre-eminent research university located in metropolitan Orlando, the heart of Central Florida’s world-class hospitality, technology and creative industries. Our diverse faculty and staff create a welcoming environment with opportunities to learn, grow and succeed. And for our innovative programs that increase access while improving quality, UCF has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Most Innovative Schools.”

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Orlando is a dynamic and diverse place to work and live. Ranked No. 6 on Forbes’ 2018 best cities for future job growth and the fastest-growing of the 30 largest regions in the U.S., The City Beautiful offers boundless possibilities. UCF’s newest campus will be located downtown, generating opportunity for partnerships and learning engagement in the creative, cultural and economic hub of Orlando.

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