Barbara J. Wilcots is Vice President for Student Affairs at Regis University. She holds a BA in Graphic Art Journalism and an MA in Public Relations Journalism from Drake University, an MA in English from Texas Woman’s University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Denver. Dr. Wilcots joined Regis University in 2017 after more than 20 years with the University of Denver where she was a tenured professor in the Department of English and served in several administrative roles. Her areas of scholarly interest include 20th Century American Literature; literatures of the African Diaspora; and diversity, inclusion and equity.