Cephas Archie obtained his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (Higher Education) from the University of Houston Clear-Lake, and his MS in Counseling and BA in English, both from Loyola University New Orleans. He also possesses certifications in both Basic Mediation Training and Diversity Management. His extensive research background focuses on critical higher educational interventions proven successful in graduating minority men.
Archie is the Diversity & Inclusion Program Coordinator for Houston Community College (HCC), where he assists in the implementation of the colleges 7 + campus Diversity & Inclusion Plan. Collaboratively working with all institutional stakeholders – both internal and external, Dr. Archie spearheads the institution’s diversity and inclusion efforts for the over 100,000 students, faculty and staff. As an employee of the Office of Institutional Equity at HCC, his efforts are accompanied by the college’s Diversity & Inclusion Council.