National Center for Institutional Diversity

People

Director
Staff
NCID Diversity Recognition Awardees
Charter Steering Committee

Dr. John C. Burkhardt
Director

John Burkhardt

Dr. John C. Burkhardt is Professor of Clinical Practice in Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan, and former Director of the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, which he led from 2000 to 2013. Previous to establishing the National Forum, Dr. Burkhardt was program director for leadership and higher education at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where he led several major initiatives focused on transformation and change in higher education and participated in a comprehensive effort to encourage leadership development among college students. Dr. Burkhardt's research focuses on leadership and transformation, organizational culture and the role of philanthropy in U.S. society. He has authored several books and articles on leadership and on higher education.

 

Staff

Marie TingMarie Ting
Associate Director

734-764-6550
3338 School of Education Building
610 East University Avenue
maript@umich.edu

Marie P. Ting earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in higher education from the University of Michigan, and her doctorate in higher education policy and leadership from the University of Maryland. Marie joined the NCID after serving as a program manager at the University of Michigan's Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) which is designed to promote pathways and access to higher education for underserved communities. Prior to returning to the University of Michigan, Marie served as University Director of Student Affairs and Special Programs at the City University of New York (CUNY), one of the nation's leading public urban universities that serves over 250,000 degree-credit students in 24 campuses across New York City including senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools. She has also held positions in academic and student affairs at the University of Maryland and the University of Michigan.

Brian KonzBrian Konz
Business Administrator

734-764-6491
3338 School of Education Building
610 East University Avenue
bkonz@umich.edu

Brian Konz started at NCID in June 2012 as the Business Administrator responsible for the fiscal matters of the center.  Then in Sept 2012, once again added the fiscal matters of the Detroit Center to his responsibilities.  For the past five years, Brian work as the Financial Specialist for the Office of the Provost as well as for the University of Michigan's Detroit Center where he was responsible for the fiscal matters of the Detroit Center during this time. He initially began his UM career in accounting at the English Language Institute.  Prior to joining the University, Brian has worked for various organizations including a multinational corporation, an international bank, a local distribution company and another university.  He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BA in International Affairs and received his MBA from Xavier University. Some of Brian's leisure activities include gardening, cooking, boating and attending University of Michigan football games, Go Blue!

Marcia DeBoerMarcia DeBoer
Office Manager

734-764-6497
3338 School of Education Building
610 East University Avenue
deboerm@umich.edu

Marcia DeBoer joined NCID in January 2013. She has a background in Office Management and Broadcasting. After earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Broadcasting and Cinematic Arts she worked as a Producer & Director at various television stations. Her most acclaimed position was at the Public Broadcasting station in Grand Rapids where she directed programs on symphonies and operas including three live nationwide broadcasts. Marcia relocated to Ann Arbor, working at Washtenaw Community College as a Video Producer for five years and as an Office Manager for a local law firm for eight.


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