Chief Diversity Officer Welcome Message

dr. carey butlerGreetings,

Welcome to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion where we work to ensure that everyone matters at Kennesaw State University. Our initiatives and programs are designed to increase cultural competency, foster a visible and meaningful representation of inclusion, and strengthen our presence as a university.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to partner with us in promoting a culture of civility and respect, where diverse viewpoints and experiences are welcomed as we advance the mission, vision, and values of the Kennesaw State University.

Please take advantage of the programs, services, and transformational learning opportunities we offer. We know that by working together, we can create an inclusive learning and work environment where each person in our community is empowered, valued, and respected for their contributions to Kennesaw State University and beyond.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sylvia Carey-Butler, PhD
Chief Diversity Officer


Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without.

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.