Leadership Team

The Purpose

The goals of the Campus Climate Leadership Team are to:

  • assist campus leadership in creating a more inclusive campus climate.
  • receive, review, and prioritize recommendations and goals.
  • allocate resources to support the work of social justice.
  • manage a communication plan for internal and external constituents and facilitate discussion.
  • define the mission, core values, and goals with respect to inclusion.

The overall purpose is to provide oversight for the implementation of approved recommendations.

2020-2021 Membership

  • Lendley Black, Chancellor, 218-726-7106, [email protected]
  • Lisa Erwin, Vice Chancellor for Student Life, 218-726-8501, [email protected]
  • Neal Bhakta, Student Association President, [email protected]
  • Lynne Williams, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 218-726-6141, [email protected]
  • Susana Pelayo-Woodward, Co-Chair of Campus Climate, Assistant to the Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence, 218-726-8444, [email protected]
  • Fernando Delgado, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs,  218-726-7104, [email protected]
  • Sue Bosell, Interim-Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, 218-726-7101, [email protected]
  • Mark Yuran, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, 218-726-6326, [email protected]
  • Justin Gervais, Staff Senate Representative, 218-726-8130, [email protected], 218-726-8760 and Laura Schnell, [email protected]
  • Faculty Senate Representative 
  • Wendy Reed, Dean of  Swenson College of Science and Engineering and Dean Representative, 218-726-6397, [email protected]

For continuity purposes, it is recommended that Campus Climate Leadership Team members serve a minimum term of 2 years. 

Report History

Leadership meeting agendas:


Your ideas, comments, and feedback are welcome at [email protected].