Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The Institute for the Environment embraces the University’s commitment to diversity as a critical element of academic excellence. We also support the vision of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs to build and sustain an inclusive campus community and to foster a welcoming climate that values and respects all members of the University community.


Emily Williams

Director of Communications
(919) 962-0965

Sarah W. Workman

Associate Director, Highlands Biological Station
(828) 526-2602

Dongmei Yang

Research Associate
(919) 962-0791

Sarah Yelton

Environmental Education Coordinator
(919) 966-0895