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SAIE Search Committee Announcement

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Jeremy Haefner

SAIE Search Committee Announcement

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Dear Members of the DU Community,

I want to provide an update on our national search for the vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence. As announced in November 2019, Lili Rodriguez, who currently holds the position, will resign effective May 15, 2020. 

I am pleased to announce that Karlton Creech, vice chancellor of athletics and recreation, and Niki Latino, associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence, will co-chair the search committee.

The other members of the committee are:

  • Alejandro Cerón – Associate Professor, Anthropology
  • Sophia Gonzalez-Mayagoitia – Undergraduate Student
  • Jennifer Karas – Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Michael LaFarr –  Executive Director, Health and Counseling Center
  • Danny McIntosh – Dean, College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Rode Molla – Graduate Student
  • Linda Olson – Director, Pioneer Leadership Program
  • Heidi Perman – Assistant Vice Chancellor for Career and Professional Development
  • Douglas Scrivner – University of Denver Trustee
  • Hope Wisneski – Associate Dean of Operations and Chief of Staff, GSSW

The work of the search committee will be aided by search firm Korn Ferry. 

The search committee, representing areas across this campus community, is charged with recruiting, identifying, and interviewing candidates for the position of the vice chancellor for campus life and inclusive excellence who have the experience, skills, and vision to successfully serve the University of Denver and its students. They are also committed to ensuring the pool of candidates remains diverse throughout the search process.

Please feel free to direct any questions, concerns, or ideas to co-chairs Karlton Creech ( and Niki Latino ( The committee will continue to communicate and consult with community stakeholders as the search unfolds.


Jeremy Haefner,