Theodosia Cook joined the University of Colorado as chief diversity officer for the four-campus university system in May 2020. Theodosia helps develop and implement system-wide policies and initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
She coordinates and collaborates with chief diversity officers, faculty, and administrators on each of the campuses. She also leads efforts to ensure diversity is effectively represented in CU’s strategic and annual planning.
Cook has led diversity and inclusion efforts for faculty, staff, students, and alumni at Dartmouth College. Before working in higher education, Theodosia resided in the K-12 space as a Professional Development Lead Teacher, Curriculum Writer for culturally relevant teaching, and a union representative.
She has served as an advisory board member for the Posse Foundation and Friends and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Guyana. Theodosia holds a BA in Political Science from Sewanee: The University of the South and an MA in Education Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.