Darnell Parker, EdD

Senior Associate Vice President for Equity
Office of Equity

Adelbert Hall, Room 110
2040 Adelbert Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7068

Dr. Darnell Parker is the Senior Associate Vice President for the Office of Equity.  He serves as the University's Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator.

He received his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Social Work from Syracuse University. He then went on to earn a Doctoral Degree in Higher Education Leadership from Widener University. His dissertation focused on faculty experiences with diversity at liberal arts college and how it affects their work.

Prior to CWRU, Dr. Parker served as the Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Multicultural Affairs and Title IX Coordinator at Washington College, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  In addition to his administrative duties, he taught undergraduate students in the Global, Research, and Writing program as an instructor in the departments of Sociology, and Human Development. 

Dr. Parker currently teaches in the doctoral program at Bay Path University in the Higher Education Leadership Program. He is also a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

He loves spending time with his wife and two sons. He is a proud fan of the Yankees, NY Giants and Syracuse sports.

Favorite Quote: The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others.-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.