The University of Arkansas has appointed Angela Mosley-Monts to serve as associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Mosley-Monts began her new role on Tuesday, June 1. This represents a promotion for Mosley-Monts, who has served as the assistant vice chancellor in the UA’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) since 2018.
She will be tasked with fundraising for gifts for DEI programs, collaborating with regional organizations on DEI initiatives, serving as a co-investigator on externally funded grants and fundraising for endowments and scholarship donations. Mosley-Monts will also serve as the Black Students Association and the Black Alumni Society Scholars’ primary adviser and head up the Arkansas Alumni Association’s diversity, equity and inclusion societies.
“Angela is a strong leader who has made a tremendous impact on our campus and in the community,” Yvette Murphy-Erby, vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion, said in a statement. “She is passionate about DEI, student success and creating a culture on our campus and in our community where all can thrive. I look forward to seeing her continued successes leading transformational change at our university.”
Mosley-Monts obtained a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a master’s degree in ministery from John Brown University. She also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Webster University and is a current Ph.D. candidate in the University of Arkansas’ comparative literature and cultural studies program.