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Colorado’s new chief educational equity officer hopes to address equity gaps

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Roberto Montoya Chief Educational Equity Officer
Courtesy: University of Colorado Denver
Roberto Montoya is the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s first Chief Educational Equity Officer.

Equity gaps have persisted in Colorado’s universities for as long as they’ve existed. And while things have improved, many students are still left behind. To address those issues, the state’s department of higher education has hired Dr. Roberto Montoya, the first chief educational equity officer.