Emerson hires NEC vice president
BOSTON — Emerson College President Lee Pelton announced that Dr. Sylvia Spears has been named vice president for diversity and inclusion.
Currently assistant vice president for academic initiatives at New England College, Spears will begin her Emerson career Aug. 1.
As the chief diversity and inclusion officer for the college, Spears will develop and implement programs and policies that reflect and enhance the college's mission while extending its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and civility, the college said in a news release.
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