The Diverse Campus Facilitators

Workshop Facilitators

Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth

Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth is Executive Director for the Office of Inclusive Excellence at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine), where she collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to oversee program development and responsive research and assessment for diversity, equity, and campus climate initiatives. Her diverse responsibilities within higher education for more than two decades have ranged from academic curriculum development and implementation, evaluation of student admissions and advising, to training, measurement development, and assessment planning as Director of Assessment, Research, and Evaluation for the UCI Division of Student Affairs. Dr. Bonous-Hammarth also integrates her research interests in college student development and organizational change to frame her collaborative approaches to holistic learning assessment. She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles, a M.A. in literature from the University of California, San Diego, and a B.A. in English from Stony Brook University.


Joe Slowensky

Joe Slowensky is the Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty Affairs at Chapman University. He supervises the offices of Faculty Affairs, Institutional Research, Diversity and Inclusion, Accreditation and Assessment, and the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Before joining the Provost’s Office, Slowensky served as Chair of the Film Division in the Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts where he holds his appointment as Professor. A screenwriter and producer, Slowensky has written and produced projects for ABC, the Disney Channel, and CBS. He is an emeritus member of the Writers Guild of America, West, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Writers Peer Group, where he’s a voting juror for the prime time Emmy Awards. A native of Houston, Texas, Slowensky received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and master’s degree from the University of Southern California. Slowensky currently leads the Chapman Diversity Project, a 200-member, campus-wide, long-term, volunteer initiative designed to enhance the campus culture for diversity and inclusion.