Chanel Ward

Assistant Dean of Diversity

Chanel Ward

Chanel Ward is a person-centered, results driven, social justice educator and culture consultant with approximately 10-years of higher education experience as both a student affairs and academic affairs professional. This foundation coupled with a certification as a Professional Coach (CPC), has allowed Chanel to partner with numerous institutions, across industries,  to develop equity-forward communities.  Named a “Diversity Champion” (December 2016), by the Fairfield and Westchester Business Journal, Chanel has a clear passion to support community engagement and guide institutions to greater systems of equity.                   

Chanel is the inaugural Assistant Dean of Diversity within Tisch working in partnership with the Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation.