Melissa Burt

Melissa Burt

Melissa Burt is a research scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Science. Her research focuses on the interactions of Arctic clouds, radiation, and sea ice, with interests ranging from cloud-radiation feedbacks, hydrological and energy cycles in climate, and climate change feedbacks. She also serves as the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and PCDI representative...

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Mary Ontiveros

As Vice President for Diversity, Mary Ontiveros leads Colorado State’s diversity efforts and reports directly to the President. Her duties include leading diversity planning efforts, assessment, evaluation, accountability and developing strategic alliances and partnerships.  She coordinates activities among on-campus units, commissions, committees, and task forces; and represents the University through networking and collaboration with outside...

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Ria Vigil

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...

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