Dr. Paul Frazier Appointed Vice Chancellor for DEI at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Dr. Paul Frazier has been appointed vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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“SIU has the components to take diversity, equity and inclusion to the next level,” he said. “Now is an opportune time for individuals to collaborate so that SIU is a national model of excellence. When I arrive on campus, I plan to sit down and talk to people and listen. Everyone has a stake in improving diversity, equity and inclusion. I am excited and ready to do the work.”

Frazier was chief diversity and inclusion officer at University of South Alabama and associate vice president for institutional diversity, equity and community engagement at Texas Tech University.

He holds a bachelor’s in history, a master’s degree in education, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and a doctorate in educational leadership from Texas Tech.