Alvin Sturdivant, EdD, Vice President for Student Development, will engage us around notions of belonging, voice and place. This includes examining the effects of oppression and discriminatory practices in college communities and exploring the experiences of students of color and African American men in higher education. Sturdivant holds adjunct appointments in the College of Arts and Sciences, teaching courses associated with multiculturalism, the deconstruction of hate in the U.S. and abroad and race and ethnicity.
Provost Shane P. Martin and Sturdivant have joined forces to strengthen our educational mission consistent with Seattle U’s Jesuit values. As we pursue a more holistic approach as a comprehensive university, this will provide an important opportunity to learn from one of our noted leaders around inclusivity, equity and belonging.
As Vice President for Student Development Alvin Sturdivant, EdD, serves as a member of the senior leadership team and provides visionary and administrative leadership for a number of key departments that foster student success and an integrated learning experiences.
Dr. Sturdivant received his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration from the University of Vermont and his Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at North Carolina State University.
His scholarly and professional interests include examining the effects of oppression and discriminatory practices in college communities and exploring the experiences of students of color in higher education.