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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Staff Profiles

Frank Tuitt

Frank Tuitt, EdD

Sr. Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost on Diversity and Inclusion
303-871-2591 | Email

Dr. Frank Tuitt is Sr. Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost on Diversity and Inclusion.  Dr. Tuitt is also Professor of Higher Education at the University's Morgridge College of Education. Dr. Tuitt is a scholar devoted to the examination and exploration of topics related to access and equity in higher education; teaching and learning in racially diverse college classrooms; and diversity and organizational transformation. His research critically examines issues of race, Inclusive Excellence and diversity in and outside the classroom from the purview of faculty and students.

Tom Romero

Tom I Romero, II, JD, PhD

Assistant Provost for IE Research & Curriculum Initiatives
303-871-7784 | Email

Tom is an Associate Professor at the DU Sturm College of Law and an Affiliate Faculty of the Department of History, who joins us for the 2013-14 academic year to oversee the implementation of the IRISE initiative. In his role as Assistant Provost, Tom will be working to make the University of Denver one of the premier institutions in the country for the rigorous study of social and institutional inequality.

Debra Mixon Mitchell

Debra Mixon Mitchell, PhD

Director of Diversity Recruiting
303-871-2502 | Email

Dr Mixon Mitchell performs work focused on the recruitment and hiring of university employees to fully utilize the resources gained from diversity and Inclusive Excellence. She also teaches courses in the University's Graduate School of Social Work and The Women's College. Dr. Mixon Mitchell co-authored Beyond the Question of Color: Diversity Issues in Child Welfare Supervision (2009) and was a contributing author to Colorado's Child Welfare Practice Handbook (1998). Her areas of expertise include intercultural communication, organizational communication, clinical supervision and the development and delivery of competency-based and culturally competent pedagogy.

Sujie Kim, MA

Program Manager
303-871-2891 | Email

Sujie Kim comes to DU from the University of Colorado Boulder where she served as the Program Manager for Alumni Clubs and Scholarships. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and an alumnae of the University of Denver, having received her Master of Arts in Higher Education from the Morgridge College of Education. During her previous time at DU, she served as the Inclusive Excellence Fellow for the Center for Multicultural Excellence. She hopes to continue her work in Inclusive Excellence as she supports the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


303-871-2585 | Delma Ramos|Email & Michelle garcia-Olp|Email