Contact Talent & Inclusion

The Division of Talent & Inclusion is divided into several areas of expertise, all providing exceptional service in support of the WPI community. Send inquiries about one of our general areas to one of the email inboxes below. For more sensitive issues, reach out to a named contact in the table below.

  • Benefit administration and support​
  • Employee Wellness Initiatives
  • Leave of Absence
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Remission
  • Worker’s Compensation

Joellen Andrews   
Veronica Arciga   
Carlie Rudzinski   
Sonia Valois

  • Benchmarking open positions
  • Job description evaluation

Tracy West

Diversity & Inclusive Excellence
  • Institutional DEI Strategy
  • Institutional DEI Leadership Council
  • Campus-wide DEI Education and Training and Development
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Symposium
  • Diversity, Equity Inclusion, and Belonging Fireside Chat Series
  • Bias Response Program
  • Inclusive Employee Excellence Groups (IEERGs)
  • Faculty & Staff of Color Lunch and Learns
  • Faculty & Staff of Color Receptions
  • Diversity Advocates Program
  • Sustainable Inclusive Excellence DEIB Projects
Tony Laing Bwann Kellie Gwann
Learning & Organizational Effectiveness
  • Design and delivery of & custom learning programs
  • 360 feedback coaching for manager & leader development
  • Strategic development
  • Team building
  • Organizational development consulting
  • WPI Learning Academy Oversight

James De Leon

  • Employee financial information
  • University payroll/compensation
  • Process all reimbursements, bonuses, overtime, and holiday pay
  • Tax withholdings

Agnieszka Lipinska-Wagner 
Joyce Schneider 
Denise Wright 

Student Diversity Initiatives
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Training and Development
  • Affinity Month and Culturally-based Programing
  • BIPOC/ALANA Student Resources and Support
  • LGBTQIAP+ Student Resources and Support
  • Religious and Spiritual Life Resources and Support

Arnold Lane 
Alesia LeSane 
Kalvin Cummings 
Lauren Feldman 
Nikita McKay 

Student Employment
  • Hire, End job, move workers
  • RA/TA period activity pay
  • Student Workday Transactions

Mayase Sikazwe

Talent Acquisition
  • Recommend and develop strategy on diverse candidate pool
  • Recruitment consultation on guidelines, compliance and talent acquisition process
  • Recruitment tools and resources

Roxanne Gardner 
Gina Ferraro

Talent Partner Support

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  • Advice, coaching and support for managers and employees
  • Compliance with WPI employee policies and employment laws
  • Performance management oversight
  • Annual performance review, salary increases and promotions processes
  • Delivery of customized programs including organization management

Kat Keyes 
Kelly Draper 
Quintyn Anderson 
Sarah Sweet 

Title IX & Harassment
  • Title IX Compliance
  • Discrimination & Harassment

Stan Horton 
Ryan Duval