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.

Deputy
jdr0097@auburn.edu

Rizwan Hussain

Sr. Analyst Assessment
rzh0087@auburn.edu

Myya Robinson

Communications Specialist III
mtr0049@auburn.edu

Althea Tate

Coordinator II
grimmal@auburn.edu

Tracy Thomas

Executive Support Assistant II
tmt0040@auburn.edu

Paige Wetzel

Executive Support Assistant II
paw0019@auburn.edu

Cross Cultural Center for Excellence

Tonika Boyd

Director
tib0006@auburn.edu

Patricia Cole

Administrative Specialist
pec0018@auburn.edu

Treasure Davis

Coordinator I
tbd0023@auburn.edu

Alicia Mohundro

Coordinator II
aam0079@auburn.edu

Diversity Education and Engagement

Rochelle Johnson, Ed.D.

Director
rwj0009@auburn.edu

Jessica Agyin-Birikorang

Coordinator II
jra0054@auburn.edu

Alexis Dowdell

Coordinator II
and0073@auburn.edu

Stephanie Patterson

Administrative Support Specialist II
sjp0014@auburn.edu

Last updated: 03/12/2024