Daniel K. Cairo
Daniel serves as the Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Center. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting, with a minor in Ethnic Studies, and completed his Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah. Daniel is currently a doctoral student in Education Policy Studies in Social Foundation at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His scholarship focuses on how college students negotiate social change and bystander interventions in the age of neoliberalism. Daniel coordinates the center's efforts to make Westminster College a more inclusive and diverse campus. As a strong advocate for student inclusion and success, Daniel's efforts focus on increasing the visibility and inclusion of students of color, queer and gender nonconforming students, students with disabilities, and first-generation students.
Daniel's areas of expertise include social justice education, intergroup dialogue, interpersonal violence prevention education, bystander intervention education, and student leadership and engagement.
Kate serves as the Program Coordinator for Queer Compass. She will graduate in Spring 2021 with a major in Educational Studies and a minor in Spanish. Since beginning to lead Queer Compass, she has compiled a list of nationwide scholarships for queer-identifying students, created a map of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus, and helped to take a group of volunteers to the Utah Pride Center’s annual Queer Prom. Her goals for the program are to increase visibility of LGBTQIA+ Griffins on campus, foster community, and make Westminster easier to navigate for queer students. She values student insight, so feel free to approach her with any new ideas for Queer Compass!