Campus Scene: New director hired

Carolinas News Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. — The GLBT Center at North Carolina State University has a new director beginning with the fall term.

Renee Well was hired to replace Justine Hollingshead, who moved on to become the assistant vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, The Technician reported.

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The structure of the Office of Instructional Equity and Diversity was something that Wells drawn to. It is the umbrella under which the GLBT Center sits.

Student development, forming strong relationships across NC State’s campus, as well as figuring out more effective ways to initiate collaboration are her key priorities.

“Orange is the New Black” actress Lavern Cox will be visiting the university on Nov. 1 to speak on identity and “what it means to be part of the GLBT community, specifically with transsexual issues,” the newspaper added.

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info: oied.ncsu.edu/oied/. rmwells@ncsu.edu. 919-513-9742.

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