Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is located in the Student Development Suite in Upper Gage Memorial Union.


Office Staff

Peter GerlachPeter Gerlach
Director of International Affairs
Email: pgerlach@coe.edu
Phone: 319-399-8843

  • Peter serves the needs of international students, particularly as it relates to immigration, programming, mentoring, and Coe’s efforts to promote inclusion across the campus community.
  • Peter advises the International Club, or I-Club, Coe’s largest student organization.
  • Peter also leads Coe’s campus internationalization efforts, pursuing the goals of celebrating the College’s international diversity and strengthening its potential as globally-minded and engaged campus.

Steven Shelby
Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs
Email: sshelby@coe.edu
Phone: 319-399-8843

  • Steven walks alongside underrepresented students and focuses on mentoring, programming and Coe’s efforts to promote inclusion across the campus community.
  • Steven advises the Black Student Education Organization (BSEO).
  • Steven manages the James P. Randall Intercultural Center.

Office Hours

Drop in: Monday-Friday from 9am-4:30pm

Appointments may also be made to see Steven or Peter