Sirius Bonner named special advisor to the president for equity and diversity at Clark College
Sirius Bonner, a higher education professional with experience in diversity recruitment and multicultural affairs, has been named special advisor to the president for equity and diversity at Clark College. Bonner will advise and support Clark College’s executive cabinet, college council, cultural pluralism committee and the entire college community, which welcomed almost 10% more students of color this year than it did in 2010. Bonner assumed her new position on Dec. 5.
A native of California, Bonner earned a bachelor of arts degree and a master of arts degree from Reed College in Portland. She served as the director of multicultural recruitment and the multicultural affairs student program coordinator at Reed College and as the assistant director of new student programs for diversity recruitment at Portland State University. Bonner has participated in conferences and classes at the Social Justice Training Institute, the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Diversity Fellows Conference, and the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication.
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