BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The University of Maryland, Baltimore hired its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.

Dr. Diane Berthoud will take over the position starting July 1.

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She will oversee the University’s necessary changes to make sure the campus is inclusive for everyone.

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Dr. Berthoud is coming from the University of California, San Diego where she held a similar position.

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She says she’s excited to work with colleagues and students to help move the University forward.

CBS Baltimore Staff