Steve Nakata, formerly director for the Office of Multicultural Student Services, is now director of communications and public relations for Tate’s office. Nakata will work to increase the visibility of the many diversity efforts at WSU.
J. Manuel Acevedo, formerly associate director for the Office of Multicultural Student Services, has assumed the director position within this office. Acevedo has worked in the office for 13 years.
Joining the staff within the Center for Human Rights on a part-time, temporary basis is Raul Sanchez. Sanchez served as a special assistant to the president for diversity at the University of Idaho until May 2004. He presently is teaching two courses at the University of Idaho Law School.