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Joseph Ballard II

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Title: MI-LSAMP Project Director
Phone: (734) 936-3635
Address: 1101 ERB
Pronouns: He/Him/His


M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education Administration- Student Affairs & Social Justice Emphases, University of Oklahoma, 2012; B.S in Marketing and Management, Oklahoma State University, 2010


As the Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (MI-LSAMP) Project Director, I provide leadership, guidance, and coordination of the 6 institution-wide (University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University, Wayne State University, Washtenaw Community College, and Mott Community College) alliance which aims to significantly increase the number of under-represented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields from the participating universities and prepare them for entry into graduate programs.

Areas of Expertise

URM Student Success/Access, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB), College Student Development, URM Recruitment & Retention Strategies, Advising & Coaching, DEIB & Student Success/Access Programming