Faculty member named College of St. Scholastica chief diversity officer

Amy Bergstrom has served as the interim since August.

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Amy Bergstrom

The College of St. Scholastica announced Monday that longtime faculty member Amy Bergstrom has been named to lead the school’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

Bergstrom, currently associate professor and program director for the Master of Education Degree Program, has been named the college’s chief diversity officer. She has held the role in an interim capacity since August.

“The St. Scholastica faculty, staff and students are a dynamic group, and I am honored and humbled to have been selected to serve in this new capacity. Inclusive excellence is vital to who we are as a community, and I look forward to leading these efforts,’’ Bergstrom said in a statement.

Bergstrom has been with St. Scholastica since 2010. She holds a Doctor of Education from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Education and graduate certificate from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She is a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe.

In her new role, Bergstrom will be responsible for leading St. Scholastica's Inclusive Excellence Plan implementation, and working collaboratively with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Human Resources in leading the college’s diversity and inclusion efforts and achieving its inclusive excellence goals. She will report to President Barbara McDonald.

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