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Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

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Will Sheppard

Title: Director
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
Phone: 803-777-5850
Office: Russell House West Wing 112
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I am excited about the opportunity to serve students of different identities and backgrounds to learn about each themselves and each other in ways that educate, celebrate, and nurture holistic growth.

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Faculty, staff, and students would contact me for support around belonging, identity, and culture initiatives. They can also get assistance finding resources to for holistic success. Let's get to know each other and connect, collaborate, and appreciate!


In Sheppard's previous roles, he supported students from different departments, including Athletics, Housing, Admissions, and Multicultural departments. He created initiatives to serve minoritized students, helping them have a greater sense of belonging and utilize resources for success.


Ed.D. Education Administration
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

M.A. Exercise Science
University of South Dakota

B.S. Physical Education K-12
University of Central Missouri

Intercultural Development Indicator
IDI Facilitator

Relationship Coach Level 1
The Relationship School


Tyler, Texas


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Outside of work, Will enjoys working out, watching movies, and coaching tumbling.


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