Dr. John V. Armendariz currently serves as Northeastern University’s Vice Provost of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion. With experience in government, healthcare, nonprofit, and higher education, John brings a deep knowledge of working within an organization to engage stakeholders and enhance a culture that welcomes and includes a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. Prior to joining Northeastern, John served as Associate Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Yale University, where he directed diversity programming aimed at creating an organizational culture of inclusion and consulted with senior leadership and academic departments to advance and align diversity efforts. John has also worked in diversity leadership roles at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and the Texas Department of Health. John graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio, earned a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Texas, and holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island.