Vice President and Vice Provost; Graduate, Undergraduate, and Equity Affairs
University of California
Yvette Gullatt serves as vice president for graduate and undergraduate affairs; vice provost for equity, diversity, and inclusion; and chief diversity officer for the University of California system. She oversees systemwide programs, services, and initiatives that maximize degree attainment, including outreach and educational partnerships, student affairs, financial aid, undergraduate admissions, graduate studies, teacher education and teacher professional development, and online education. She has served in a variety of UC systemwide leadership positions, including vice provost for education partnerships, vice provost for diversity and engagement, and interim vice president for student affairs. She has launched key initiatives to expand UC’s role in public education, such as information systems that increase access to college-preparatory coursework and improve college eligibility rates and partnerships with K–12 schools, California higher education institutions, and community-based organizations to improve academic preparation for more first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students. Before joining the Office of the President, she served for eight years in a variety of administrative and leadership roles at UC Berkeley. She received her BA, MA, and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.