The Office of the Vice President for Diversity is committed to promoting a campus environment which recognizes, values, and affirms diversity at Colorado State University. We welcome your feedback and suggestions on our continuing efforts to promote inclusive excellence.

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Dr. Kauline Cipriani
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Starting August 1, 2021

(970) 491-1964

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Ria Vigil
Assistant Vice President for Diversity

Email Ria
(970) 491-2297

Areas of focus: Inclusive Organizational Practice

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Shannon Archibeque-Engle
Assistant Vice President for Diversity

Email Shannon
(970) 491-2450

Areas of focus: Strategic Initiatives and Assessment

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Cori Wong
Assistant Vice President for Diversity

Email Cori

Areas of focus: Community, Culture, and Belonging

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Linda Krier
Executive Assistant
Email Linda
(970) 491-1964

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Alicia Sprague
Program Coordinator
Email Alicia
(970) 491-6544

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Dani Diaz
Program Coordinator
Email Dani
(970) 491-6849

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Position Vacant
Fiscal Officer and Business Manager

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Brit Heiring
Director of Communications
Email Brit
(970) 491-1882

About Our Founding Vice President, Mary Ontiveros

As Vice President for Diversity from the office’s formation in 2010 until her retirement on December 31, 2020, Mary Ontiveros led Colorado State’s diversity efforts throughout her nearly 48-year career at CSU. 

An alumna of CSU, Ontiveros was an employee of CSU since 1974, working in leadership positions in Admissions, as a faculty affiliate, and special assistant to the president of CSU-Pueblo. She served on numerous CSU committees, councils, and task forces, and was a member of several professional organizations. You can read more about Mary’s legacy and career at her retirement tribute page.