5-UMAS Sponsors Symposium

Thomas O'Donnell, Ph.D., Principal Analyst, Office of Academic Diversity

There is a rich history of Chicana/o activism on this campus stretching back to at least the mid-1960s. That is where this story begins.

3-Our HSI Vision

In October 2021, Vice Chancellor Renetta Tull appointed me the inaugural HSI Director. I have over twenty years of experience working in higher education. I received a masters in education from Harvard University in language and literacy and a Ph.D. from the UC Davis School of Education. I was the founding associate director of the Center for Chicanx and Latinx Academic Student Success (CCLASS) at UC Davis.