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Dr. Kimberly Barrett

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Vice President for Multicultural ...

Wright State University
133 Allyn Hall 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio 45435
United States

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Wisconsin Women
  • Board Member
    WWHEL

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Lakehead University
  • Ph.D. , Higher Education
    Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • B.A. , Psychology
    Pfeiffer College
  • M.S. , Clinical Psychology
    Murray State University
28 Total References
Web References
Kimberly Barrett
www.wwhel.org, 13 Dec 2012 [cached]
Kimberly Barrett
Board Past Vice President
2006; Initial Term Completed October 2008
Biography
Dr. Kimberly Barrett is Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Development and Diversity at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Prior to joining the university, she was Vice Provost (Student Affairs) at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay Ontario, Canada. She has also held a variety of administrative positions including Dean of Students, Director of Multicultural Affairs, and founding director of a University Women's Center. In addition to working in Canada and Wisconsin she has also worked in higher education in Missouri, New York state, and Kentucky. Dr. Barrett has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level and coordinated a graduate program to prepare professionals to work in Student Affairs. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Pfeiffer College, an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Murray State University, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Her professional interests include adult development, the relationship between moral reasoning and modern prejudice, prejudice reduction, and general issues related to diversity and social justice. Prior to working in higher education she worked in community mental health.
Dr. Barrett is also actively involved in community service related to diversity and human rights. She has served on the regional board of directors for several organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Rape Victim's Services. She also was a member a member of the Eau Claire Human Rights Commission and has participated in the Options Fund activities, and organization related to providing funds to low income women for abortions, and activities of Fair Wisconsin, a political organization working to defeat the proposed constitutional ban on marriage and civil unions. She is a member of the Board for the organization Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL).
Currently, she serves as the chief student affairs officer for the UW-Eau Claire campus supervising a wide range of student support services and providing leadership for campus diversity efforts. In addition to my campus activities, she's had the opportunity to serve on several committees and advisory boards for initiatives that deal with programs across the University of Wisconsin System. For example, she served on the System Advisory Committees on the Liberal Arts/ Liberal Education and Admissions as well as the Inclusivity Initiative Advisory Board which addresses issues related to ensuring that UW campuses are welcoming to faculty, staff and students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. She is also working with the WISCAMP and MentorNet programs which are designed to increase the number of individuals from underrepresented groups graduating in science, technology, math and engineering
A few of the activities she is currently engaged in specifically related to advocacy for women and gender equity on campus include participating in the following at UW-Eau Claire; the Commission on the Status of Women, Multicultural Women's Association, Women's Studies Advisory Group, and the creation of the Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault (CASA) and the Women's and Gender Equity Center (WAGE). She has presented at local, national and international conferences on the topic of women's issues and gender equity.
Kimberly Barrett
Past Board Members
www.wwhel.org, 4 Oct 2014 [cached]
Kimberly Barrett, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
DC Senior Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
www.daytonchristian.com, 30 Sept 2013 [cached]
Dr. Kimberly Barrett, Vice President of Wright State University, placed a medal around Liracle's neck and presented her with the award.
Past Board Members
www.wwhel.org, 13 Dec 2012 [cached]
Kimberly Barrett, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kathleen O'brien
www.wwhel.org, 19 June 2011 [cached]
Kimberly Barrett
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