Founding Director of Diversity, Equity, and InclusionCompany: Lawrence Technological University
Role: DEF Session
Caryn Reed-Hendon, PhD, is the founding director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Lawrence Technological University. At LTU, she is responsible for the daily operations for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and also works in support of the President, the Provost, the Board of Trustees, the Dean of Students, and University Human Resources.
Caryn has 20 years of higher education experience specifically in Student Affairs with a focus on mentorship, pipeline programs, and JEDI professional development. She has served in leadership for several professional and educational committees and has worked collaboratively to present materials at regional, national, and international conferences.
Dr. Reed-Hendon’s memberships include Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., National Association of Minority Medical Educators, National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, Queens Collective, International Leaderships Association, King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellows, and NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.