Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Tab Wiggins

On July 1, 2021, Tabitha Wiggins was named Director of the Center for Diversity and Enrichment, where she has been serving as the interim director since Aug. 4, 2020. 

Before her promotion to the interim director role, Wiggins served as the associate director of Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement.

“Tab has shown great leadership this year, and the Center for Diversity and Enrichment has benefitted greatly from her vision,” stated executive officer and associate vice president Liz Tovar.  “I am excited to see her grow the CDE and continue to innovate our programming to current and future Hawkeyes.”

Since arriving at the UI in 2011, Wiggins has served on numerous campus committees, including as co-chair of the Campus Inclusion Team.

“I am honored to move into the full-time role,” stated Wiggins.  “We have just begun our work, and there is more we will do to prepare our students, faculty staff, and administrators to excel in a more diverse, equitable, and just society.”

Wiggins was appointed to the position by the executive officer and associate vice president of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Liz Tovar.