Vice President Belinda Higgs Hyppolite, Ed.D. has more than two decades of experience in higher education and holds a number of certifications related to the implementation of higher education diversity and inclusion efforts. She joined the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in January 2020.
She has published extensive writings on the subject. She completed her undergraduate work at Southwest Missouri State University and earned her master’s degrees in counseling education and human resources from Western Illinois University. She earned a doctoral degree in education from Concordia University with a specialization in professional leadership, inquiry, and transformation.