Galvez Joins Wesleyan in Multicultural Affairs
Aug. 28, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Eileen Galvez, former student life coordinator of leadership and
diversity at Austin Community College (ACC) in Texas, has been named assistant director
of Multicultural Student Affairs. She began work at Illinois Wesleyan on August 14.
At ACC, a campus with over 5,000 students, Galvez developed and oversaw leadership
and diversity programs and initiatives for all eight campuses under the college. She
worked with a very diverse group of students and enabled them with the tools to be
Regarding her new position at IWU, Galvez said, “My passion in student affairs lies
in promoting and working with diverse initiatives. Being Latina and having previously
worked in a multicultural office, I understand the importance of having resources
Galvez was also director of collegiate affairs for the National Executive Council-
Sigma Delta Lambda Sorority, Inc. She earned a master’s degree in education for guidance
and counseling with an emphasis in student affairs as well as a bachelor of arts degree
in political science with a psychology minor from Texas State University, San Marcos
(TSUS). Galvez was a graduate intern in the office of multicultural student affairs
at TSUS and was very active in student life leadership there. In 2007, 2008 and 2010,
she was listed in Who’s Who Among Texas State Students.
“As assistant director of Multicultural Student Affairs, I will share my wealth of experience and knowledge, flexibility, teamwork, commitment
to diversity, personality and aspiration to continue to learn from others at Illinois
Wesleyan University,” said Galvez.
Contact: Hannah Dhue ’15 (309) 556-3181, email@example.com