Exploration of broad range of human differences and their impact in higher education.
This course can be applied toward:
Enrollment in SAHE program. EDHE 673 (Student Development Theory).
Kathy is from Raton, New Mexico a small town that borders southeastern Colorado. She is a first generation college student and attended Eastern New Mexico University for her undergraduate degree in communications. Through here involvement in student activities and some great advisors and mentors she realized that she could earn an advanced degree that would afford her the opportunity to work with college students on a fulltime basis. She went on to earn a master’s degree in Counseling-Student personnel from Northern Arizona University. Had some great professional stops along the way including the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she earned her doctorate in Education Policy and Leadership-Higher Education. Currently, Kathy serves as the director for the Women and Gender Advocacy Center and teaches the Inclusive University course.
Ryan P. Barone
Ryan P. Barone, Ph.D., is the Assistant Vice President for Student Success at Colorado State University reporting dually to Academic and Student Affairs, where he is also an affiliated faculty member in the Student Affairs in Higher Education and Higher Education Leadership graduate programs. Dr. Barone received his B.S. from SUNY Fredonia, his M.S. from Colorado State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Denver in Higher Education with a specialization in Diversity and Higher Learning. He has published or co-published book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and presented sessions and delivered keynote addresses at regional and national conferences on topics related to social justice, equity in community colleges, interpersonal violence prevention, and closing achievement gaps.