Associate Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Prior to his appointment as the first Associate Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Seattle Colleges in June of 2022, D’Andre Fisher served as Associate Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for North Seattle College from 2018 to 2022.
Fisher has experience as a Diversity and Inclusion consultant, and prior to establishing his consultant firm, he served as the Special Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Operations in the Office of University Community at the University of Oklahoma (OU), working alongside Vice President Jabar Shumate to promote campus diversity and inclusion. In these positions, Fisher served as a liaison to faculty and staff departments with Diversity and Inclusion Programs, including Admissions and Recruitment, Student Sffairs, and the Center for Student Life. He assisted with the cultivation of faculty, staff, and alumni advisory boards for the Office of University Community and helped implement their recommendations.
Fisher has a passion for working with college students and earned his Master’s in Adult and Higher Education from OU. Before his work in the Office of University Community, he served as Assistant Director of Diversity Enrichment Programs in OU Admissions and Recruitment. He met with thousands of high school students each year, primarily reaching out to under-represented minorities and students with low socioeconomic backgrounds. While there, Fisher co-founded the George McLaurin Male Leadership initiative, which is now supplemented by the Sylvia A. Lewis Women’s Leadership Initiative. These programs are now under the Office of University Community and annually bring approximately 150 prospective students to OU’s Norman campus for a conference that builds relationships with first-generation college students. Fisher has also served as an adjunct instructor in Human Relations.