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Diversity and Inclusion


The Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) is a senior leader who serves as a catalyst to leverage best practices and resources across Kansas State University’s campuses to promote a culture of inclusion where individuals from all racial and ethnic identities, ages, nationalities, social and economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religious, political and ideological perspectives, and physical and mental abilities are able to thrive and be engaged.

The CDIO reports directly to the President and serves as the senior diversity and inclusion advisor to the President and university leadership. He serves on the President’s Cabinet and President’s Advisory Council.

Dr. Bryan Samuel

Bryan D. Samuel, Ph.D., CCDP/AP

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Office of the President
204 Anderson Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506



Cleopatra Magwaro

Cleopatra Magwaro, LL.B, LL.M

Special Assistant to Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Office of the President 
110 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506