In July 2015, Calvin R. Hill, PhD, joined Springfield College as the vice president for inclusion and community engagement. The vice president’s responsibilities include promoting diversity and inclusion among all constituents of the College, and connecting and promoting the College’s resources to area communities.
Hill comes to Springfield College with more than 20 years of experience in higher education. Most recently he’s served as the university diversity and inclusion officer for the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. Prior, Hill developed strong ties to higher education in Massachusetts working as assistant to the president and director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity at Worcester State University. He also has served as associate provost and chief diversity officer for MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston and assistant dean and director of diversity programs at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Hill is a consultant on diversity issues and presents nationally on issues of inclusion, where he focuses primarily on providing equal access to educational opportunities for underrepresented populations.