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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.

Office for Institutional Diversity (OID)

Dr. Katrice Albert, Vice President for Institutional Diversity

311 Main Building Lexington, KY 40506-0032

Phone: (859) 257-9293

Fax: (859) 323-2800

Email: vpid@uky.edu

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)

Dr. Rae Loftis, Associate Director

112 McVey Hall Lexington, KY 40506-005

Phone: (859) 218-0456

Website: https://iede.uky.edu

Email: iede@uky.edu 

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