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Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging San Francisco, CA

California College of the Arts (CCA) has selected Tricia Brand as its inaugural Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, effective April 1, 2022.

Tricia brings over 15 years of experience in higher education. She comes to CCA after serving as Chief Diversity Officer of Portland Community College (PCC) in Oregon, where she has been developing a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center. Prior to this, Tricia was an Associate Dean of Student Development, and served as the college’s Interim Dean of Student Development and Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Prior to PCC, Brand held senior leadership roles at the University of Arizona and at Lewis & Clark College, where she also teaches social justice in higher education.

Tricia holds an Ed.M. in educational psychology from Rutgers University and an AB in psychology and educational foundations from Washington University in St. Louis.

This search was led by Regan Gough and Karen Avery with Ludi Chow and Ebony Breaux.


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