Name pronunciation: mon-rOH frAnss | Pronouns: he/him/his
Monroe France serves as NYU’s associate vice president for global engagement and inclusive leadership. In this role, he is responsible for enhancing inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity opportunities and resources for NYU community members—including students, researchers, faculty, staff, and administrators—throughout the University’s global network. Prior to this position, Monroe was the associate vice president for student affairs and diversity initiatives at NYU. He has more than two decades of global experience as an educator, strategist, consultant, trainer, and presenter in the areas of inclusive and innovative leadership, transformation, and human rights. He is an adjunct professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work and the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Communication’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program. Monroe is honored to have received a number of awards for his work, including NYU’s 2012 Distinguished Administrator of the Year Award; the Student Affairs Administrators’ (NASPA) Diversity Achievement Award; and the 2018 The Ohio State University’s Maude A. Stewart Award for exceptional leadership, service, and innovation in higher education and student affairs.