Paul Buckley has been hired as the college’s inaugural assistant vice president/director of the Butler Center. He will provide vision and leadership designed to advance and support issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity for the campus community. As a member of the Student Life division, he will work with the Dean’s Office to create student-centered policies and uphold the college’s core value of diversity.
Buckley comes to CC from Dartmouth College, where he served as assistant dean of undergraduate students. He earned a Ph.D. in cultural foundations of education from Syracuse University, a master of science in educational administration and policy studies from the University at Albany, and a bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in marketing/management and minor in African American studies at the University at Albany.
“I am thrilled about joining the Colorado College family and leading this important work that we will do together,” Buckley said. “The work of diversity and inclusive excellence is a dynamic process in which we are all stakeholders and beneficiaries. I look forward to the challenges and rewards of our collective efforts to ensure equity in the CC quality of experience for all students, faculty, and staff, affirm the best of ourselves and others, and prepare ourselves for a vibrant future.”