Dr. Jean-Pierre Laurenceau, a bilingual (Spanish) educator born in Queens, New York, is a first-generation college student and proud Haitian and Ecuadorian-American. Jean-Pierre earned his doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University and his bachelor of arts and master of education degrees from Penn State University. Prior to his work in student development and multicultural affairs at the University of Richmond (2008-2016), he was the director of the Latino Living Center’s living-learning program at Cornell University (2004-2008) and worked in residential life/living-learning programs at Pennsylvania State (2001-2004). His broad-based background in student affairs, academic advising, teaching, and his proven leadership in intercultural education bring a new dimension to student affairs. He will oversee all initiatives in intercultural affairs to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus and, as Assistant Dean of Students, will provide direction for the institution’s bias incident response protocol and serve on Vice President Feyerherm’s Student Affairs Leadership team along with the Associate Vice President and Associate Dean/Director of Residential Life.