Multicultural Affairs

Meet the Staff

Jason Benitez

Director of Multicultural Affairs

  (518) 388-6030

As the Director of Multicultural Affairs, Jason works closely with the Chief Diversity Officer, as well as students, faculty, administrators and staff to advance Union’s goal of “actively cultivating and appreciating diversity in all its forms”. Jason does this by engaging the college and surrounding community in a number of innovative programs and initiatives which seek to develop cultural competency, religious fluency, and global awareness. He is also one of four Title IX Deputies for the college.

Joining the Union College family in the fall of 2011, Jason holds a B.A. in Sociology, and a M.S. and C.A.S. in Educational Administration; all from the University at Albany. Before coming to Union, Jason worked at the University at Albany and Schenectady County Community College in Opportunity Programs and Multicultural Affairs.