Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence
Dr. Marsha McGriff is an experienced higher education professional who has devoted 20-plus years to developing and implementing strategies to help build and support diversity and inclusion efforts in higher education.
Dr. McGriff currently serves as the associate vice president for inclusive excellence at Ball State University, where she has led the campus in the creation of its first inclusive excellence strategic plan. Dr. McGriff oversees the Office of Inclusive Excellence, which serves the campus in the areas of inclusive excellence training and development, educational resources, and expert knowledge and support in diversity and inclusion issues and initiatives.
Prior to her arrival at Ball State, Dr. McGriff worked at Indiana University-Bloomington in the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. She served as the director of the Hudson & Holland Scholars program and oversaw the day-to-day operations of the program and managed a budget of $10.2 million.
Dr. McGriff received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tuskegee University in Alabama and her doctoral degree from Creighton University in Omaha. Dr. McGriff enjoys spending time with her husband and their children, and in her spare time, she loves to dance, read a good book, and play tennis.