CLA Office of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Beering Hall 1120
100 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Rachel Ann Brooks – Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Rachel Ann Brooks was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. She attended the University of Wisconsin- Madison as a Pre-College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) Scholar and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies and a certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies. While working full-time at the UW-Madison, Rachel continued her education, receiving a Masters of Education with an emphasis on adult learning from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. At Purdue University, Rachel serves as the Director for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives for the College of Liberal Arts. She focuses her efforts on faculty/staff, undergraduate and graduate student inclusion, recruitment and retention programming.