Latinx Faculty and Staff Forum at Chapman University

Diversity and Inclusion at Chapman

» Latinx Staff & Faculty Forum

The Chapman Latinx Staff & Faculty Forum was developed in Fall 2015 by Maria Contreras, Associate Director of Admissions Systems and Operations, and Rueben Martinez, Presidential Fellow in the College of Educational Studies. The Chapman Latinx Staff and Faculty forum aim to provide support to Latinx students, staff and faculty by developing connections and building a bridge between students, parents, alumni, community organizations and the Chapman community.

Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum Mission Statement

  • Embracing the Latinx Identity
  • Celebrating, inspiring, educating and supporting diversity throughout Chapman University
  • Engaging the Chapman Family in challenging stereotypes and embracing inclusivity
  • Staff and Faculty guiding and assisting in the success of our whole student body

Contact Us

Marisol Arredondo Samson
Director of Institutional Research
Chair, Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum
arredond@chapman.edu

Rueben Martinez
Presidential Fellow
Vice-Chair, Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum
rmartinez@chapman.edu

Linda Padilla Smyth
Director of Real Estate and Property Management
Treasurer, Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum
padillas@chapman.edu

Gabriela Castaneda
Assistant Director of Career Services, Argyros School of Business & Economics
Secretary, Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum
gcastane@chapman.edu