Laterrica Shelton

Laterrica Shelton's appointment as Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is effective February 12, 2020.

Michael Mercier | UAH

Laterrica Shelton has been selected Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Ms. Shelton has been serving in the role on an interim basis since April 2018. Her appointment is effective February 12, 2020, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Prior to her interim appointment, she was the university’s Director of Compliance and Title IX Coordinator joining UAH in April 2017.

"There was tremendous interest in the position and I would like to thank the search committee for all of their hard work that led to the selection of Ms. Shelton for this important leadership role," said UAH President Darren Dawson.

As Vice President, she is the senior executive at UAH responsible for providing a campus-wide vision for all major efforts in diversity, equity and inclusion in support of the university’s strategic plan, as well as advising the university community on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion, and interacting with community groups on such matters.

Ms. Shelton was at the Missouri University of Science and Technology where she served as senior compliance manager conducting Title IX and equity investigations.

She received her B.S. in Operations Management from The University of Alabama and her J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar.