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Inclusive Leadership

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D.

Davidson is the ninth president of MSU Denver. She is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served as the undersecretary of the Navy prior to joining the University in July 2017. Her top priority is ensuring that students receive the support they need to graduate, get good jobs and move up the economic ladder.

Inclusive Leadership

As partners in the University's fulfillment of its mission, we encourage and value faculty, staff and student participation through inclusive leadership.

Inclusive Leadership


President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., firmly believes that great leadership needs to be inclusive. Bringing diverse voices to any discussion ensures better solutions. Since her first day on the job, President Davidson has called on leaders across the University to empower their teams by sharing decision-making powers.

To implement her vision, President Davidson has:

Watch President Davidson discuss inclusive leadership at the Spring Update on March 13, 2018:


Inclusive Leadership bodies: