CSUF’s Director of Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers Lends Her Titan Voice

When I first started working in higher education, it was simply a career detour. I had no idea that working with college students would change my life in so many tangible and meaningful ways.

At my first institution, when I suggested to an administrator that I would like to lead a team of professional staff someday, his reply was, “Really? Do you think you can do that?” I didn’t understand it at the time, but in hindsight, I’m sure it had something to do with who he saw in front of him. I did not look like the leadership at the institution. In fact, no one in leadership looked like me.

Continue reading Joy Hoffman's guest column in the Orange County Register.

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