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OID Units

There are six units that support the work of the Office for Institutional Diversity. They serve our entire UK community and are indispensable to the ongoing mission of inclusive excellence. 

Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives (CGPDI)

John Blaine, Director

Ezra Gillis Hall, Suite 10 

502 Administration Drive Lexington, KY 40506-0033

Phone: (859) 218-4816

Website: https://www.uky.edu/cgd/

Inclusive Excellence and Diversity Education (IEDE)

Kentucky - West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP)

680 Rose Street, Jacobs Science Building - Room 161H

Phone: (859) 218-6326

Website: https://www.uky.edu/kywv-lsamp/

Martin Luther King Center

Ja'Mahl McDaniels, Director

Gatton Student Center, 160 Avenue of Champions - Suite A230

Phone: (859) 257-4130

Website: http://www.uky.edu/mlkc

Office of Community of Engagement

Lisa Higgins-Hord, Assistant Vice President 

Phone: (859) 257-7144

Email: lrhigg0@email.uky.edu

Rodney Creager, Administrative Support Associate 

Phone: (859) 257-7144

Email: rodney.creager@uky.edu

Website: https://www.uky.edu/engageuk/

Osher Lifelong Learning (OLLI)

Lisa Higgins-Hord, Assistant Vice President 

Phone: (859) 257-7144

Email: lrhigg0@email.uky.edu

Rodney Creager, Administrative Support Associate 

Phone: (859) 257-7144

Email: rodney.creager@uky.edu

Website: www.uky.edu/olli