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Chief Diversity Officer South Hadley, MA

Mount Holyoke College has named Kijua Sanders-McMurtry as its Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, effective August 6, 2018.

Sanders-McMurtry currently serves as the Associate Vice President and Dean for Community Diversity at Agnes Scott College, a liberal arts college for women in Decatur, Georgia, that was founded in 1889.

Prior to her current position, Sanders-McMurtry served as the interim vice president for student life and dean of students. She created policies and procedures to transform institutional culture and oversaw the establishment of the Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion, the Gué Pardue Hudson Center for Leadership and Service, and the Center for Student Involvement.

Sanders-McMurtry  holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies, a master of arts and bachelor of arts in Sociology from Georgia State University.

Donna Cramer led this search with Kaden Stearns.

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