Ria Vigil

Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Organizational Practice

Vice President for Diversity


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Ria Vigil serves as the Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Organizational Practice. She is a two-time CSU alumna with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies and an M.S. in Student Affairs and Higher Education. Ria brings humor, compassion and deep expertise to her work. She is a highly regarded trainer who has worked with CSU’s President’s Cabinet and Deans; the City of Fort Collins; the Community College of Aurora; and the University of Colorado. She has created a diversity certificate program for both faculty and staff at CSU, and has trained over 3,000 CSU employees over the last three years.  In addition to training on campus, Ria serves as a strategic thought leader and consultant to institutional departments in the ongoing process of infusing social justice, diversity and inclusion into the culture of CSU. Ria is currently pursuing a PhD in the Higher Education Leadership Program at CSU.