Ivy Tech Community College has named Doneisha Posey executive director of Employee Diversity, Equity and Belonging.

This newly created position will serve as the College’s diversity and equity compliance officer and will be responsible for working with teams across campuses and Systems Office to establish a workplace culture that promotes success and belonging for every Ivy Tech employee. Posey will be responsible for designing creative ideas to increase employee engagement and will measure Ivy Tech’s effectiveness in serving the needs of faculty and staff.

Prior to Ivy Tech, Posey served as deputy director and general counsel of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission. She also serves as an adjunct law professor at Indiana University McKinney School of Law where she teaches Housing Discrimination and Segregation as well as Race and the Law.

Posey’s career includes serving as legal advisor for the Governor’s Commission on Minority and Women Business Enterprises, administrative law judge at the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, and immigration litigation attorney in private practice.

As a native of Indianapolis, Posey holds her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Additionally, she has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Political Science and Global Studies from Marian University.