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Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Headshot of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Nsombi B. Ricketts

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion was established in 2018 and is led by Nsombi B. Ricketts, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion manages the Center for Equity and Inclusion and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, and supports the Board of Trustees Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. We are located on the first floor of the Main Building on the Brooklyn campus.


To build a unique intellectual, artistic, and creative community that welcomes a diversity of identities, perspectives, values, ideas, experiences, and beliefs.


To partner with campus stakeholders to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff.


Nsombi B. Ricketts
Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Jazmin A. Peralta
Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Jah Davis
Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

For general information or inquiries, please email