Sustainability scientist named vice provost for inclusion, engagement

Rebecca-Tsosie-Sustainability-ScientistRebecca Tsosie, a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist and Regents’ Professor in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, has been appointed vice provost for inclusion and community engagement. In her new role, Tsosie will help the Arizona State University community further understand and learn how to address complex issues associated with race, gender, ethnicity, religion and other forms of diversity. She will offer guidance to university administrators and work in collaboration with campus organizations, such as the Committee for Campus Inclusion and the Faculty Women’s Association, in order to operationalize ASU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Tsosie is committed to transdisciplinary research and treasures her broader connections to other academic units on campus. She hopes to develop a transformative model of inclusion and community engagement that will set an important standard for leadership in higher education.