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With the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence's divisional leadership team provides administrative, strategic, and organizational leadership.

Niki Latino

Niki Latino, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor
Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence


Disability Services
Learning Effectiveness Program
Crisis Assessment Risk Evaluation (CARE) Behavioral Intervention Team
Parent & Family Engagement
Student Outreach & Support
Student Rights & Responsibilities
Veterans Services
Access and Transitions
Cultural Center
New Student and Family Programs


Dr. Niki Latino is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver. She earned her masters and doctoral degrees at DU. Her PhD is in higher education teaching and learning, with specialties in inclusive leadership and inclusive excellence. She has taught at DU, at the graduate and undergraduate levels and serves on graduate student research committees. Her passion is creating inclusive learning environments and equitable access to learning for all students.

Michael J. LaFarr

Michael J. LaFarr, Psy.D.

Executive Director
Health & Counseling Center


Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment
Collegiate Recovery Center
Counseling Services
Health Promotion
Medical Services

  • PsyD Clinical Psychology, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, 2010
  • MA Higher Education Administration, University of Denver, 2008
  • BA Education, Johnson State College, 1993

Professional Interests: Health care disparity & access, health and wellness, college mental health, differences in learning, grief counseling, giftedness, psychodynamic treatment, sexual therapy, non-majority sexual orientation & transgender mental health.

Professional Experience: New member of the DU HCC May 2017. Former Executive Director of Health and Wellness at Brandeis University. Former Director of Student Affairs at the Harvard School of Public Health. Education and Health Promotion, Peace Corps of the United States, served in Mali, West Africa.