Associate Dean for Student Success and Diversity, University of San Diego
Regina Gong is the Associate Dean for Student Success and Diversity at the University of San Diego (USD) Copley Library. In this inaugural role, she is deeply engaged in all areas dealing with student success through partnerships and collaboration with departments and units at USD. As Associate Dean, Regina works with library faculty and staff on diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility (DEIA), and student success initiatives and programs. In this role, she also works with faculty to grow the open educational resources (OER) program to ensure affordable and equitable access to learning materials for all. Before joining USD, Regina was the OER and Student Success Librarian at Michigan State University (MSU) and OER Project Manager at Lansing Community College (LCC).
Areas of expertise:community engagement; community of practice; faculty development; open pedagogy; open educational practices; scholarly communication; strategic planning, student advocacy