Bethel Nathan named new director of the ALANA Center

Following a national search Vassar College has chosen Bethel Nathan to be the new director of the Campus Life ALANA Center. Nathan will be responsible for directing the African American, Latino/a, Asian and Native American Cultural Center and working with Campus Life and Diversity and other offices on various diversity initiatives across the college.

Since 2007 Nathan has worked at Colorado State University, most recently as assistant director for campus programming, where she led numerous diversity and student leadership projects for students of color. She also served as a co-chair for a faculty and staff networking committee and is a facilitator for the nationally recognized LeaderShape Institute. She holds master's degree from Boston College and a bachelor's degree from Emerson College.

"The search committee was impressed with her leadership capacity and student-centered approach to campus work. Along with colleagues, I am excited to welcome Bethel Nathan into the Vassar community," said Edward Pittman, associate dean of the college for Campus Life and Diversity.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Friday, August 28, 2015