Christine Navia, Ph.D.

Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

Marquette University

Dr. Chris Navia was named the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence at Marquette University in March 2022. Previously, Navia served as the Chief Diversity Officer for Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Further past roles include the Associate Vice President for Student Success for the University of Wisconsin System and the Interim Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Dr. Navia also was a member of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute’s higher education team, where she provided support to state systems of higher education committed to producing equitable outcomes for all students, particularly in the arenas of access and success. She earned her doctorate and master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her bachelor’s degree from Carleton College.