Inaugural Closing the Gap Professionals Announced

Recognizing the gap in diverse representation among campus administrators, Closing the Gap is a new initiative designed to support mid-level professionals of traditionally marginalized identities through networking, educational opportunities, career development, and community building. A group of members, volunteer leaders, and staff reviewed applications and selected the 12 individuals below.

Applications are still being accepted for senior-level professionals willing to support the program through mentorship and expertise. To apply or nominate a colleague, please visit


  • Elizabeth Beltramini

    Elizabeth Beltramini served as ACUI's director of content curation and chief diversity officer. She worked at ACUI for more than 20 years before leaving in 2022 to pursue new challenges. Upon her departure, Beltramini received ACUI's Honorary Membership and Presidential Award for Distinguished Services.

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