Rochelle Smith

Assistant Provost, Diversity Initiatives

As Assistant Provost Rochelle supports faculty and student diversity and recruitment in STEM, enhances the coordination of and support for the University’s growing pipeline initiatives, and leads Washington University Diversity Pipeline Consortium-STEM. Rochelle directs the University’s partnership with Leadership Alliance, a consortium of higher education institutions that encourage and mentor underrepresented students to pursue graduate school and research careers. She coordinates the Professional Leadership Academy and Network(PLAN), the leadership development program for mid to senior level professional administrators at Washington University. Rochelle is also the Bias Report and Support System (BRSS) Liaison for the medical school and serves on the nine-member Executive Council which provides guidance for the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, the largest graduate school program at Washington University.