Hear from college and university campuses that have integrated diversity, equity, and inclusion into their civic and community engagement structures.

Facilitated by Castel Sweet, Campus Compact Strategy & Visioning Fellow and director of the Center for Community Engagement and Assistant Professor of Practice in Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi, this session featured a number of panelists who shared more about the department structures and cross-campus collaborations that positioned them to advance equitable engagement.


  • Amy Howard, Ph.D, Senior Administrative Officer, Equity & Community, University of Richmond
  • LaToya Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, University of Texas at Austin
  • Rochelle D. Smith, M.S., Vice President, Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer, Saint Louis University
  • Deanna Villanueva-Saucedo, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Center of Excellence in Inclusive Democracy, Maricopa Community Colleges and Campus Compact Community Colleges Network Fellow