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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Mary Ontiveros
Vice President for Diversity

Email Mary
(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

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Areas of focus: Community, Culture, and Belonging

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Linda Krier
Executive Assistant to Mary Ontiveros
Email Linda
(970) 491-1964

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

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Rachel McKinney
Program Coordinator
Email Rachel
(970) 491-6849

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Tim Brennan
Fiscal Officer and Business Manager
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Brit Heiring
Director of Communications
Email Brit
(970) 491-1882

About Our Vice President

As Vice President for Diversity, Mary Ontiveros leads Colorado State’s diversity efforts and reports directly to the President. Her duties as vice president include leading diversity planning efforts, including assessment, evaluation, and accountability; developing strategic partnerships, alliances and collaborations; organizing the annual Diversity Conference; helping to coordinate activities among on-campus units, commissions, committees, and task forces; and representing the University through networking and collaboration with outside communities, schools, and organizations.

An alumna of CSU, Ontiveros has been 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 has served on numerous CSU committees, councils, and task forces, and is a member of several professional organizations.