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David Everett

Vice President Inclusive Excellence
Work space: St. Paul Main Campus > Old Main > Old Main OM 116E

Dr. Everett has worked as equity, diversion, and inclusivity consultant for the Minnesota Department of Human Services since 2015. While there, Everett was involved in the preparation, delivery, and assessment of equity, inclusivity, and diversity training programs, for the benefit of internal and external audiences at various levels.

He also served as an assistant professor with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU) from 2008-12, providing instruction in world religions, ethics, and race and culture. He helped develop and implement MNSCU’s Access, Opportunity and Success program, which helps enhance higher education access for underrepresented populations.

At Hamline, Everett’s newly-created position will work with faculty, staff, and students alike to foster equality of opportunity across Hamline’s educational spectrum.

Everett earned his associate of arts degree in liberal arts from Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York in 1991. He then earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky in 1994, followed by a mini-MBA certificate in public administration and management from Hamline in 2004. He later earned a masters of divinity degree in leadership and his doctorate of philosophy, also in leadership, from Luther Seminary in St. Paul.

Everett has also held teaching and diversity-related positions with Gustavus Adolphus College, the State of Minnesota IT Services Office, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative in St. Paul, Luther Seminary, and the Minnesota National Guard. He is a certified federal mediator and a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).