Mary Ontiveros

As Vice President for Diversity, Mary Ontiveros leads Colorado State University’s diversity efforts and reports directly to the President.¬†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. She lives in Fort Collins with her husband and son.

Vice President for Diversity oversees:

  • Leading diversity planning efforts, including assessment, evaluation, and accountability
  • Developing strategic partnerships, alliances and collaborations
  • Organizing the annual campus wide Diversity Symposium
  • Helping to coordinate activities among on-campus units, commissions, committees, and task forces
  • Representing the University through networking and collaboration with outside communities, schools, and organizations