Enrich our learning environment through increased diversity, inclusion, and access.

More fully develop a welcoming learning environment through initiatives that increase and support equity, inclusion, access to, and successful graduation from Puget Sound.


  • Gwynne Brown ’95, Associate Professor, Music
  • Grace Livingston, Professor, African American Studies

Team Members

  • Michael Benitez, Chief Diversity Officer and Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Sarah Comstock, Associate Dean of Students
  • Stacey Cook, Editorial Director
  • Brittney Jackson, Assistant Director of Admission and Multicultural Admission Coordinator
  • Leslie Saucedo, Professor and Associate Chair, Biology
  • Vivie Nguyen, Director of Intercultural Engagement
  • Laneka Viney ’20, Student
  • Dave Wright ’96, University Chaplain and Director for Spiritual Life and Civic Engagement
  • Alumni Liaison: T’wina Franklin ’06
  • Trustee Liaison: Laura Inveen ’76, Judge, King County Superior Court
  • Cabinet Liaison: Dave Beers P’11, Vice President for University Relations