Finishing up her senior year at the University of California San Diego, Emelyn dela Pena just wanted to be a RA forever.
The newly announced dean for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) didn’t know it then, but a conversation with her supervisor would lead her to become a leader for diversity at top universities and colleges for years to come.
Emelyn dela Pena will serve as the new dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, as well as associate vice chancellor for students, Washington University announced Monday. She will begin her role Oct. 31.
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