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Menah Pratt-Clarke Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 540-231-7500

Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, Menah Pratt-Clarke

Menah Pratt-Clarke

Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Diversity
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
Phone: 540-231-7500
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Leads and coordinates Virginia Tech’s distributed model of inclusion and diversity. Also advises university leadership on policies, programs, services, and current issues that shape and impact the university’s progress on inclusion and diversity.


Stacey Wilkerson


Chief of Staff
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Ellington Graves

Assistant Provost for Inclusion and Diversity
Phone 540-231-7343
Email egraves@vt.edu
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  • Faculty Research
  • Curriculum
  • Equity Social Disparity in the Human Condition (Strategic Growth Area) co-lead
  • SOAR oversight

Michele Deramo Assistant Provost for Diversity Education & Programs 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 800 Drillfield Drive 540-231-7500

Assistant Provost for Diversity Education & Programs, Michele Deramo

Michele Deramo

Assistant Provost for Diversity Education and Programs
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive
Phone 540-231-7500
Email deramo@vt.edu
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  • InclusiveVT Insights
  • Inclusive Pedagogy
  • General diversity education for faculty and administrators
  • Advancing the Human Condition Symposium Grants

Alicia Cohen

Alicia Cohen

Director of Diversity Education Programs
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive

Phone 540-231-1822
Email acohen@vt.edu
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Blane Harding

Director of Diversity Engagement
Squires Student Center Suite 150
290 College Avenue
Phone: 540-231-3558
Email: blaneharding@vt.edu
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Matthew Brandon

Matthew Brandon

Matthew Brandon

Chief Advancement Officer for OID
Phone 540-231-9934
Email mlb19@vt.edu


Mae Hey

Latanya Walker


Director of Alumni Relations for Diversity and Inclusion


Hallema Sharif

Hallema Sharif

Director for Communications and Public Relations
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive
Phone: 540-231-2787

Email hallema@vt.edu
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  • Communications
  • Public Relations 
  • Event Planning

Chatrice Barnes

Associate Director of Diversity Programs
Phone 540-231-2359


Andrew Alston

Andrew Alston

Program Assistant
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive
Phone: 540-231-2960
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Marcie Bishop Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke 336 Burruss Hall (0216) 800 Drillfield Drive 540-231-7500

Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke, Marcie Bishop

Marcie Bishop

Office Manager and Administrative Assistant to Menah Pratt-Clarke
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive
Phone 540-231-7500
Email bmarc555@vt.edu
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  • Calendar
  • Office Management

Juliet Nwaihesie Operations Coordinator 330 Burruss Hall (0132) 540-231-2938

Operations Coordinator, Juliet Nwaihesie

Juliet Nwaihesie

Operations Coordinator

Phone: 540-231-2938


Mae Hey

Erika Nelson


Communications Assistant


Mae Hey

Delina Phicadu


Communications Assistant


Mae Hey

Mae Hey


Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies InclusiveVT Post-Doctoral Fellow
336 Burruss Hall (0216)
800 Drillfield Drive

Email maehey@vt.edu


Crasha Townsend

Crasha Townsend, Ph.D

Director of SOAR
Phone: 540-231-2946
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Duston Scarbrough

Duston Scarbrough

Associate Director of SOAR
Phone: 540-232-8467
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Benito Nieves

Associate Director of Cultural and Community Centers
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Tiffany Jordan

Associate Director of SOAR
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Linwood Moore

Linwood Moore

Data Manager
Phone: 540-231-2960

Email mlinwo8@vt.edu
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  • Data Management