2019 Inaugural Cohort 

Rachel Baker - Assistant Professor - English

Rosario Cuevas - Operations Support Analyst

Ernesto Guerrero - Director of Academic Advising

Robin Mitchell - Assistant Professor - History

Dana Lee Baker - Associate Professor - Political Science

Anna Benscoter - Manager, Student Business Services

Wendy Olson - HR Manager, Talent Management

Dianne Wei - Budget and Operations Analyst

Michael McGarry - Instructional Technology Lead 

Ritchie LeRoy - Senior Director of University Development

Pam Dean - Communications Specialist 

Mary McDonnell - Support Analyst to the Chief of Staff


Cohort Members Selection Process

Cohorts will be comprised of full-time faculty, staff and administrators.  With support of their supervisor, candidates will apply through an online application process.  To ensure varying viewpoints and professional experiences, each Cohort will include professionals from each Division within the University.  Up to twelve individuals will form a Cohort.  For the inaugural year, Cabinet will select the Cohort.  For future years, the previous year’s Cohorts will be charged with selecting the following year’s Cohort.