Meet the Team

Our staff provides direct services to students, and hosts enriching educational programs, cultural activities and insightful conferences for area youth, students, faculty and staff.

We extend a warm welcome to students of every culture and background, including those who need Accessibility Resources or those who identify as African American, Asian American, American Indian, Latinx, Women, and/or LGBT individuals. Do you have questions about what we can do for you? Contact any of us below or submit a general email request and we will follow up with you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Address: 228 Wigley Administration Center, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6747
Email: henry.morris@mnsu.edu

Address: 228 Wigley Administration Center, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5268
Email: kelly.meier@mnsu.edu

Address: 228 Wigley Administration Center, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2811
Email: guadalupe.quintero@mnsu.edu

Multicultural Center

Address: 269 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1719
Email: sara.aguilar@mnsu.edu

Address: 269 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5230
Email: megan.heutmaker@mnsu.edu

Address: 269 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1032
Email: pakou.lee@mnsu.edu

Address: 269 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6207
Email: kenneth.reid@mnsu.edu

Delia Avila, Office Manager

Multicultural Center

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1156
Email: delia.avila@mnsu.edu

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services (OASIS)

Bianca Alvarez, Interim Diversity Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2799
Email: bianca.alvarez@mnsu.edu

Ann Swartz-Beckius, Director of Retention

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1028
Email: ann-marie.swartz-beckius@mnsu.edu

Rosalin Cobb, Interim Recruitment & Retention Advisor

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1175
Email: rosalin.cobb@mnsu.edu

Benjamin Thao, Recruitment & Retention Advisor

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5594
Email: benjamin.thao@mnsu.edu

Delia Avila, Office Manager

Opportunity Access Success Intercultural Services

Address: 284 Centennial Student Union Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1156
Email: delia.avila@mnsu.edu

Gender and Sexuality Programs

David Gardner, Director of the LGBT Center

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center

Address: 194 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1535
Email: david.gardner@mnsu.edu

Address: 218 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6147
Email: elizabeth.steinborn-gourley@mnsu.edu

Address: 218 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5127
Email: laura.schultz-1@mnsu.edu

Sandy Bunde, Office Manager

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center | Violence Awareness & Response Program | Women's Center

Address: 218 Centennial Student Union, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6146
Email: sandra.bunde@mnsu.edu

Accessibility Resources

Beth Claussen, Assistant Director

Accessibility Resources

Address: 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5436
Email: beth.claussen@mnsu.edu

Address: 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5209
Email: colleen.gerdts@mnsu.edu

Julie Snow, Director

Accessibility Resources

Address: 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1819
Email: julie.snow@mnsu.edu

Neal Sorensen, Access Specialist

Accessibility Resources

Address: 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5242
Email: neal.sorensen@mnsu.edu

Beth Eaton, Office Manager

Accessibility Resources

Address: 132 Memorial Library, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2825
Email: beth.eaton@mnsu.edu