Dr. Valerie Hayes, Esquire is Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion at Stockton University in Galloway NJ. Her experience in higher education administration, with a focus on EO compliance and diversity, spans over 25 years having worked in private research and public regional comprehensive universities. Dr. Hayes is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, earning both her B.A. and M.S.W. there. She has a J.D. from Quinnipiac University and a D.Ed. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.