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Biography of Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Wanda Heading Grant, Ph.D.

Wanda Heading-GrantDr. Wanda Heading-Grant was appointed as Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs in April 2013 and before that had become UVM's first Chief Diversity Officer in 2010. Dr. Heading-Grant served as Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives from 2007-2010.  She was an Associate Dean of College of Education and Social Services from 2003-2007.  Prior to that she was the Executive Director of the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Office from 1994-2003.

Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant has spent her career focusing on issues of education, social service, social justice and equity. Dr. Heading-Grant holds a Clinical Associate Professor appointment in the Department of Social Work, and she is a member of the Graduate College at the University of Vermont. She has served on the Girls Scout Council of Vermont Board of Directors and United Way of Chittenden County Board of Directors. She has received the City of Burlington's MLK Service Award, the 2010 United Way of Chittenden County Community Impact Award, the 2011 Vermont Women in Higher Education Sister Elizabeth Candon Distinguished Service Award, and is a member of the Phi Gamma Mu National Honor Society. She is also an alumna of the University of Vermont.

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