The Higher Education Administration program at St. Cloud State University is happy to announce our Keynote Speaker for the Spring Leadership Institute! Register today to support this higher education leader!
Dr. Cori Bazemore-James, Seneca Nation, is the Director of Retention and Success in the Graduate School Diversity Office at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. In her role, she supports the retention of all 2,000+ domestic graduate students of color/Native American graduate students at UMN. Dr. Bazemore-James received her Ph.D. in College Student Affairs Administration and M.S. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia, and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Dakota. She is the founder of the ACPA Indigenous Student Affairs Network, the first national/international professional network of Indigenous Student Affairs educators. Based on her award-winning research and experience, Dr. Bazemore-James is currently leading the development of the first Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) Standards for the Indigenous Student Affairs functional area.