Centennial Snippets - Intercultural & Diversity Affairs

  • This office promotes cultural awareness and retention.
  • It was previously known as Minority Affairs and then Multicultural Affairs.
  • Multicultural Affairs merged with International Programs and Services (IPSO) in July, 2010 to become Intercultural and Diversity Affairs (IDAC).
    • Dr. Tech Wubneh was the former director of IPSO before his retirement.
  • Olivia Woods was the first African-American student at MTSU in 1961.
  • Mike McDonald was the first African-American SGA president in 1978.
  • A collegiate chapter of 100 Black Men formed at MTSU.
    • Their mission was to develop opportunities for African-American males in Tennessee.
    • They performed community service.
  • Vincent Windrow is the current director IDAC and is an MTSU alumnus.
  • The NAACP College Chapter was founded by Vincent Windrow and Darrel Freeman when they were students.
  • The International Club was formed in 1962 and did much of the programming that this office now does for international students.

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