Chief of Staff

Kelly Pembleton, Chief of Staff

Kelly Pembleton

Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff

Kelly Pembleton, as Chief of Staff to the Division of Equity and Inclusion (DEI), supports the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, and provides strategic leadership for DEI and its units: Office of the Vice President, the Center on Diversity and Community, the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence, and the Multicultural Center. Kelly came to the university from Chicago, where her career of nearly twenty years has focused on international human rights and nonprofit strategy and operations. She holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, with a concentration in human rights.