Our mission is to serve individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as a critical factor for student, staff and faculty success.

Our Mission

Diversity is an important driver of excellence in higher education. Diversity and inclusion strategies also impact enrollment, retention and graduation strategies and rates. 

We are committed to fostering inclusive educational opportunities and an equitable community environment for all students, faculty, staff and stakeholders and to providing leadership to ensure that diversity is a vital component in all programs and decision-making processes in the areas of administration, academia and development across the UMKC campus.

Office Staff

Viviana Grieco

Interim Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Inclusion
Email: griecov@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-6118

Shonja West

Sr. Executive Assistant
Email: st2hd@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-6728

Contact Us

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800-735-2966 (TT)
800-735-2466 (Voice)

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5115 Oak St.
361 Administrative Center
Kansas City, MO 64110

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