The North Dakota Network for Women in Higher Education state coordinator leads the efforts of the ACE Network (formerly the National Identification Program), a national grassroots network of state organizations for women in higher education. State coordinators organize state planning committees that sponsor programs to identify qualified women leaders, develop their leadership in a variety of ways, advance them into administrative positions in higher education, and assist them with staying power.
North Dakota Network for Women in Higher Education: State Coordinator
Eveadean M. Myers, J.D.
Equity, Diversity, and Global Outreach
North Dakota State University
Eveadean Morrison Myers serves as the Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach at North Dakota State University. Myers serves as a member of the Presidentís Cabinet and is the Universityís first executive director and chief diversity officer. She is the Universityís Title IX and ADA Coordinator and oversees campus wide efforts to create a campus community actively committed to inclusion and pluralism.
Vice President Myers previously served as the Executive Director and Chief Diversity Officer at North Dakota State University. Myers was Associate Director for Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity and Diversity for Iowa State University for ten years before coming to NDSU. Myersí career expands more than two decades in administrative positions both in public higher education and corporate America. Myers earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Iowa State University and her Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Iowa College of Law.
Myers is a past member of the Board of Directors for the American Association for Affirmative Action and also served as national membership chair. She has twice received the Presidentís Award from AAAA for her commitment to equity and affirmative action. Currently, Vice President Myers is the co-chair for the American Council on Educationís Office of Women in Higher Education North Dakota Womenís Leadership Network, serves as a board member of both the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) and the Fargo-Moorhead Jeremiah Program, and is the North Dakota State University representative on the APLUís Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE).