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About the Office

The Office for Diversity's Mission

The mission of the Office for Diversity is to implement and coordinate Texas A&M University’s Diversity Plan by providing leadership and support to the academic and administrative units as they embed diversity and inclusion in academic and institutional excellence. The Office for Diversity works to advance accountability, campus climate, and equity across the university while resisting racism, bias, and discrimination.  

From Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman
Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity
Professor, Communication

The Office for Diversity website is a living space that will make transparent, on our website and in practice, where we have been and where we are going, as it pertains to diversity. This site is an important resource and tool for individuals, groups, and units who support inclusion at Texas A&M. The Office for Diversity quite sincerely wants to make the lives and experiences of Aggies better. Partnerships are key, and we welcome collaborations with those who share in advancing our goals of diversity, inclusion, and equity, and holding us all accountable to meet these goals.

Dr. Robin Means Coleman presenting her research Horror Noire.

Contact Us

Office for Diversity
Texas A&M University 
Jack K. Williams Administration Building, Suite 001
1360 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-1360
Phone: (979) 458-2905

What we mean by diversity at Texas A&M University

Diversity refers to the variety of group experiences that result from the social structure of society. Diversity is a broad concept that includes differences in society's opportunities, the shaping of social institutions by different social factors, the formation of group and individual identity, and the processes of social change. This includes race, class, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, age disability, language, and region of residence, among others. [Adapted from: Anderson, M. & Taylor, H. (2007). Sociology: Understanding a diverse society, 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomas Wadsworth.]

The educational benefits of diversity and inclusion include: Fostering civic learning, engagement, and preparing students, faculty, and staff to live in complex global settings. 

Organization Chart

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Organizational Chart PDF (PDF Reader) - Current as of 12/2/2019

Staff Directory

Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman

Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman -- Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity; Professor, Department of Communication
Bio: Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman is Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity, and a Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University. Dr. Coleman is charged with implementing the University Diversity Plan...
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Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes

Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes -- Director for Assessment and Diversity Initiatives
Bio: Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes is the Director for Assessment and Diversity Initiatives in Texas A&M University’s Office for Diversity. Dr. Reyes’ key responsibility is working with campus leaders to develop, implement, and...
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Deyanira Ely

Deyanira Ely -- Senior Administrative Coordinator
Bio: Deyanira began working at Texas A&M University in 2004, in the College of Education and Human Development. She has over 16 years of administrative experience and has worked with donors, former students, faculty, staff, and university...
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Dr. Carlos A. Bolaños-Guzmán

Dr. Carlos A. Bolaños-Guzmán -- Assistant Provost for Diversity; Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Bio: Dr. Carlos Bolaños-Guzmán is Assistant Provost for Diversity, and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University. Dr. Bolaños-Guzmán supports the Vice President and Associate Provost...
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Yusra Aziz

Yusra Aziz -- Student Assistant
Bio: Yusra Aziz is a Genetics major with a minor in Neuroscience. She is passionate about outreach in the community, educating others about social justice, and mental health initiatives. In her time here at A&M she has been involved in...
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Redeem Francis

Redeem Francis -- Student Assistant
Bio: Redeem Francis is a Political Science major. She is from Crowley, Texas and is passionate about taking a stand against social injustice; specifically pertaining to injustices faced by victims of sexual and domestic abuse. At A&M...
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Morgan Gimblet

Morgan Gimblet -- Student Assistant
Bio: Morgan Gimblet is a Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Studies major with a double minor in Art History and Women’s Studies. She is from San Antonio, Texas and is the current president of F.R.E.E. (Feminists for Reproductive Equity and...
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Darby Salge

Darby Salge -- Graduate Assistant - Research
Bio: Darby Salge is a school psychology doctoral student in the College of Education and Human Development. She is from Houston, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a minor in Neuroscience...
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Lawren Walker

Lawren Walker -- Student Assistant
Bio: Lawren Walker is an English major from Houston, Texas. She currently serves as the Chair of Education for N.A.A.C.P. (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and serves as the Secretary for the Voices of Praise Gospel...
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Crystal Spruill Carter

Crystal Spruill Carter -- Communications Specialist
Bio: Crystal Spruill Carter is the Communications Specialist in Texas A&M University’s Office for Diversity. Crystal’s responsibilities include leadership and creativity in writing, designing, managing, and executing the...
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