Loyola University Maryland

Office of Equity and Inclusion

Meet the Team

Rodney L. Parker, Ph.D., Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer
Rodney L. Parker, Ph.D. Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer

Dr. Parker serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and leads the President’s Council on Equity and Inclusion. He works to address challenges around racism and diversity issues to help Loyola become the welcoming, inclusive Jesuit, Catholic university we aspire to be.

Read Dr. Parker's message to the Loyola community to open the new academic year.

Headshot of Rhona Little, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist
Rhona Little Diversity and Inclusion Specialist

Ms. Little provides direct support to university community members and has a significant role in the implementation of the university’s vision and strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Marianna Carlucci, Ph.D., Equity and Inclusion Faculty Fellow
Marianna Carlucci, Ph.D. Equity and Inclusion Faculty Fellow

Dr. Carlucci focuses on helping the University reach our goals regarding retaining faculty of color, expanding inclusive hiring practices, promoting the use of high-impact teaching practices, and increasing a sense of belonging for faculty and students on campus.