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Vice President for Student Affairs Dan Dentino, PhD, has appointed Bennie D. Williams as assistant dean of students and director of the Multicultural Student Center. Williams is charged with supporting and advancing the college’s initiatives related to the student experience with a focus on students of color and the education of the entire student population around issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

In his new role, Williams works directly with the ALANA Student Center to provide African-American, Latinx American, Asian American and Native American students with services to help them succeed at Canisius and beyond.  Williams also oversees the college’s Center for International Education, which supports the academic needs and development of the global student community. 

Williams came to Canisius from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY, where he served in a number of capacities within the institution’s Student Development Division.  Most recently, he was director of the Office of Inclusive Excellence and Global Education, a role in which he oversaw student diversity and inclusion, international student services and study abroad. 

Click here to read more about Bennie Williams.

Submitted by: College Communications