Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Denelle N. Brown

Denelle N. Brown joined Alma College in 2013, as the inaugural Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Previously, she served as the Director of Multicultural Student Life at the University of Tennessee. Denelle is a student advocate, drawing on more than 18 years of experience in higher education. 

Denelle is a native of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Southern Illinois University. She has a strong commitment to student retention and success, with an intentional focus on preparing students for an increasing global and inclusive society.


Director of Diversity and Inclusion

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