Chief Diversity Officer

Lt. Col. Jamica N. LoveLt. Col. Jamica N. Love serves as VMI’s chief diversity officer, guiding the strategic direction of the Institute’s diversity, opportunity, and inclusion initiatives.

She has held roles at Roxbury Community College, Pine Manor College, and Eastern Nazarene College, among other schools, where her responsibilities often focused on student life, campus morale, compliance, suicide prevention, and the implementation of multicultural and social justice programs. Most recently, she has served as a keynote speaker for national and regional conferences addressing diversity, equality, and inclusion in education.

Love has almost two decades of experience in student engagement, behavioral intervention, and accountability in higher education.

Love earned both her doctoral degree in higher education administration and her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Northeastern University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in general experimental psychology from Emmanuel College, also in Boston.

Lt. Col. Jamica N. Love

To better reflect the mission and goals of Diversity, Opportunity, and Inclusion throughout the Commonwealth, as led by Gov. Youngkin, the VMI DEI office will be transitioning its name to:

The Office of Diversity, Opportunity, and Inclusion

Changes to page contents THAT EXISTED PREVIOUSLY will be forthcoming.