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About the Office

Welcome from Dr. Annie S. McGowan
Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Dr. Annie McGowanDiversity
Bill and Gina Flores Professorship in Business

The Office for Diversity website represents our commitment to transparency and an invitation to fully engage all members of the campus community on a journey towards academic excellence. Our success in completing this journey in a manner that truly aligns with Aggie Core Values depends largely on our ability to comprehensively link our diversity plan objectives to every aspect of our educational mission. The Office for Diversity stands ready to facilitate engagement and collaboration among those who share our goal of advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity, and holding all stakeholders accountable for fulfilling the land grant mission of Texas A&M University.

Office for Diversity Speaker Request form

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.  

Organization Chart

June 2021 Office for Diversity Organization Chart
Organizational Chart PDF (PDF Reader) - Current as of 06/01/2021

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

Staff Directory

Dr. Annie S. McGowan

Dr. Annie S. McGowan -- Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity; Professor, Business
Bio: Annie McGowan currently serves as Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and is the holder of the Bill and Gina Flores Professorship in Business.  As Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity...
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Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes

Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes -- Assistant Vice President for Diversity
Bio: Dr. Jennifer McGee Reyes' key responsibility is working with campus leaders to develop, implement, and assess diversity and inclusion strategies on campus. Furthermore, she provides leadership for the collaboration and integration of...
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Deyanira Ely

Deyanira Ely -- Executive Assistant III
Bio: Deyanira Ely joined the Office for Diversity in 2016. She brings to the Office for Diversity over 16 years of experience at Texas A&M University that began in the College of Education and Human Development in 2004. She has worked...
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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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Dr. Lizette Ojeda

Dr. Lizette Ojeda -- ADVANCE Administrative Fellow
Bio: Dr. Lizette Ojeda is an ADVANCE Administrative Fellow in the Office for Diversity and Associate Professor in the department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University. She joined Texas A&M University as...
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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 2020 with a Master of Education, and in 2019 with a Bachelor of...
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Anthony Ramirez

Anthony Ramirez -- Graduate Assistant
Bio: Anthony R. Ramirez is a Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University with an academic focus on Latinx identity and representation within popular culture. Other research interests include media representation of immigration and issues...
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Redeem Francis

Redeem Francis -- Student Assistant
Bio: Redeem Francis is a second-year student at The Bush School of Government and Public Service. She is pursing a Master of Public Service and Administration on a Non-Profit Management track with a concentration in Health Policy and...
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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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