Meet the Vice President and Associate Provost for Inclusion and Diversity

Dr. Taffye Benson Clayton is a nationally known executive administrator and leader in higher education. She serves as the inaugural Vice President and Associate Provost for Inclusion and Diversity at Auburn University. She is the designated executive administrator for coordinating the University’s initiatives in cultivating an environment where all students, faculty, and staff feel valued, respected, and welcomed.

Dr. Clayton is known for her presentations on faculty recruitment and retention and translating corporate promising practices into the higher education context.

Taffye Benson Clayton

Office of Inclusion and Diversity

JuWan Robinson, Ed.D.


Rizwan Hussain

Sr. Analyst Assessment

Myya Robinson

Communications Specialist III

Althea Tate

Coordinator II, Diversity Initiatives

Paige Wetzel

Executive Support Assistant II

Tracy Thomas

Executive Support Assistant II

Cross Cultural Center for Excellence

Tonika Boyd


Jessica Agyin-Birikorang

Coordinator II, Student Achievement

Treasure Davis

Coordinator I, Student Belonging

Alicia Mohundro

Coordinator II, Women's Initiatives and Gender Equity

Diversity Education and Engagement

Rochelle Johnson, Ed.D.

Director, Diversity Education and Engagement

Alexis Dowdell

Coordinator II, Diversity Education

Stephanie Patterson

Administrative Support Specialist II

Last updated: 10/13/2023