Peabody community welcomes Hill at Wyatt Center reception

Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion George C. Hill (far left) speaks with students and Peabody College Dean Camilla Benbow (far right) at a reception held in Hill's honor Jan. 19 at the Wyatt Center Rotunda. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)

The Peabody Office of Professional and Graduate Education held a reception in honor of George C. Hill, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, on Jan. 19 in the Wyatt Center Rotunda.

Hill, who was named the university’s chief diversity officer in November, is charged with articulating the vision of and working with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost Susan Wente to provide leadership in cultivating an inclusive, diverse and equitable academic community.

Peabody College Dean Camilla Benbow, Peabody Council Representative Camille Cowart, Peabody Graduate Student Association President Sara Green, Associate Dean Monique Robinson-Nichols and Hill offered remarks at the event.