In 2002, Rodney Parker entered Jesuit Higher Education as a social justice educator at what is now named the Center for Community Service and Justice on Loyola University Maryland’s campus. He served as the Director of ALANA (African, Latino, Asian, Native American) Services at Loyola University Maryland for the past 14 years, providing support to and enhancing retention efforts for multicultural students. His combined interests in diversity, inclusion, intercultural engagement, and the overall well-being of students have made him an integral part of Loyola University Maryland community. He completed a three-year term as the chairperson for the AJCU-Conference on Diversity and Equity in 2016. In 2017, he completed the doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision with a concentration in Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University Maryland. In addition, he has served as affiliate faculty in the department of theology since 2018. While in ICP, he assumed the new role of Assistant Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies.