Sayumi Irey, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Diversity

Sayumi Irey

Dr. Irey will lead efforts to promote equity and pluralism on campus by developing programs and providing guidance to campus leaders. “One of my primary goals is to increase access and success for all students, but particularly for historically marginalized groups,” she says.  

Partner Spotlight: Meet Sayumi Irey

As Sayumi Irey completed her 2012 dissertation on how Asian American women assume leadership positions in Community Colleges, she came to an exciting realization—one that led her to think her dissertation didn’t belong in someone’s database, but rather in a real-world program to nurture minority leaders in academia.