“Tea Time” Introduces New CDI Director and Returning Alumna

University President Sue Thomas welcomed Vanessa Alexander, director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, for a recent episode of “Tea Time with Sue.”

Earlier this year, Alexander returned to Truman after working with the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She is a Truman graduate and previous employee of the Office of Admission. During their discussion, Alexander credited encouragement from others for helping start her career in higher education, motivating her to move across the country and for inspiring her to return to Kirksville for her new position. Other topics during this episode include upcoming plans for the CDI, the benefits of aerial workouts and dabbling in poetry.

The entire podcast conversation can be found on the Truman Spotify channel. Follow Truman on social media for video excerpts from “Tea Time with Sue.” The complete video is also posted on the Truman YouTube channel.

Throughout the school year, President Thomas will welcome guests for one-on-one chats that shine a light on the people and things that make Truman the special place it is. New episodes will be announced in the Truman Today as they become available. Guests for “Tea Time with Sue” can be nominated at truman.edu/teatime.
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