President Bob Knight announced in an email on Monday that Loretta Capeheart will be joining Clark College as associate vice president of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Capeheart, a published author, holds a doctorate in sociology from Texas Woman’s University and has experience teaching diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Among her publications is a book titled “Social Justice: Theories, Issues, and Movements.”
Capeheart currently works for the Portland Police Bureau, but has experience as a college faculty member. Knight’s email stated that she will continue work on the Social Equity Plan.
President Knight also extended gratitude to those who recruited candidates for the position