Meet the Director


Dr. Rakesha W. Hines 

Director of Diversity and International Affairs/Title IX Coordinator

Alabama State University 


Rakesha Hines currently serves as the Director of Diversity and International Affairs at Alabama State University (ASU), where she is also the Title IX Coordinator for the institution.  In her role at ASU, she serves as the Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO), in which she advises and manages both the F-1 and J-1 visa programs through SEVIS administration.  Dr. Hines also oversees diversity and inclusion initiatives on campus to ensure equity and access for all underrepresented students, faculty and staff.