YSU names new leader of diversity and inclusion

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Bennett begins her new post on Oct. 16

Carol Lynnett Bennett, Youngstown State University Provost.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown State University has named a new assistant provost for diversity and inclusion.

Carol Lynnett Bennett will oversee YSU’s mission for inclusion. School officials said she will work to facilitate a campus culture that respects all differences.

Bennett holds a bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies from Martin University and a master’s degree in African American Studies from Indiana University.

She previously served as director of diversity and inclusion at Truman State University.

Bennett begins her new post on Oct. 16.

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