Student ServicesOffice of Diversity Affairs

The Office of Diversity Affairs assists in creating a welcoming, inclusive, Christ-centered environment that promotes and celebrates the harmony of diversity that exists in the Concordia community.  The Office of Diversity Affairs provides vision and leadership for the university’s diversity efforts through creative programming, effective consultation, and continuous collaboration with students, administrators, faculty and staff. The office sponsors cross-cultural programs and activities that provide opportunities for meaningful dialogue, interactions, and experiences that increase the knowledge, appreciation, trust and respect for students from all cultures and backgrounds.

The Dean of Diversity serves as an advocate and resource for the campus community, and strives to create and sustain supportive relationships with Concordia and the surrounding community.

In agreement with and support of Concordia University’s mission statement-“to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for the enlightened care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian Gospel”- the Office of Diversity Affairs is dedicated to helping all students develop and/or maintain significant and wholesome spiritual lives.

Dr. Cheryl T. Chatman

Executive Vice President
Dean of Diversity

Contact Diversity

Dr. Cheryl Chatman
Executive Vice President &
Dean of Diversity

Phone: (651) 603-6151