Office of Diversity Initiatives

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Main Contact Info

 Mailing Address

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Office of Diversity Initiatives
Box 451009
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1009


  • 702-895-5580



 Campus Location

Office of Diversity Initiatives

Rainier Spencer, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Associate Vice President for the Office of Diversity Initiatives
Chief Diversity Officer
Office: FDH 704
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-5833
Fax: 702-895-5977 (Office of Diversity Initiatives); 702-895-3670 (Vice Provost for Academic Affairs)

Takiyah A. Beckett, CPM

Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Budget and Administrative Coordinator
Mail Code: 1009
Phone: 702-895-3561
Fax: 702-895-5977

José Luis Melendrez, MSW

Assistant Vice President
Mail Code: 1009
Phone: 702-895-5604
Fax: 702-895-5977

Joanna Jezierska, Ph.D

Director, The Multicultural Program for STEM and Health Sciences
Mail Code: 1009
Phone: 702-895-1345
Fax: 702-895-4757

Patrick V. Naranjo

Liason, Outreach & Program Coordinator for Native American Populations
Office: FDH 605
Mail Code: 1009
Phone: 702-895-2472
Fax: 702-895-5977