Assistant Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion Search

Northern Michigan University is excited to announce that effective Monday, January 8, Dr. Shawnrece Campbell will be joining Northern Michigan University as the Assistant Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion. Dr. Campbell joins us from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Texas (a 10,000 student institution) where she most recently served as the Competency-Based Project Director & Coordinator. In this role, she worked directly with Latinx adult learners to provide comprehensive student support and coaching to improve student retention and accelerate degree completion. She also previously served as the Dean, College of Liberal Arts, and Director, School of Art, Media & Communication at the university.

Dr. Campbell previously worked at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, where she served in numerous leadership roles including Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, President of the Stetson University American Association of University Women (AAUW) Branch, Adviser and Strategist, Equity and Inclusion Group (EIG), and the Founding Director and Program Chair for the Adult Degree Completion Program in Organizational Leadership.  

Dr. Campbell completed her B.A. in English at John Carroll University, her M.A. in English with Technical Writing Focus at Youngstown State University, her M.B.A. at Stetson University, and her Ph.D. in English: African American & Multicultural Literature at Kent State University.

She will be working primarily remotely until the end of February and will be relocating to Marquette with her partner, Ruben. Until then, you can reach her at

Let's all welcome Dr. Campbell to NMU and the Marquette community.

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Our Services are Open to All:

  • A gathering space that is a welcoming environment for all and is designed explicitly for marginalized students 
    • Free coffee/tea/hot chocolate and snacks 
    • Information and resources on diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • A professional staff equipped to support diverse students 
      • A student staff trained on EDI and providing support to peers
    • A reliable and safe place for students to access a host of services and support navigating institutional systems 
  • A hub to connect folks to campus and community DEI resources
    • The FIND, a room dedicated to BIPOC, LGBT, and Racial/Social justice resources 
    • A place to gather with the diverse student organizations 
  • Workshops, lectures, events, and programs centered around diversity and inclusion!

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