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About the ALANA Cultural Center

Interim Director of ALANA Cultural Center and Director of LGBTQ+ Initiatives
108B East Hall

Tiffany Lane joined Colgate University in July 2018 as the Director of LGBTQ+Initiatives. Prior to coming to Colgate, she worked at Gettysburg College as the Director of LGBTQA Advocacy and Education. She also worked at Minnesota State University, Mankato as the Assistant Director of the LGBT Center, and as a Program Coordinator for Out for Equity, an LGBT school based program, in the Saint Paul Public School district. Tiffany earned her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Michigan State University and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Minnesota. From student activist to student affairs professional, she enjoys working with LGBTQA students and educating others on LGBTQA issues on campus. She is currently serving in the interim role as Director for the ALANA Cultural Center.

Assistant Director of the ALANA Cultural Center
ALANA Cultural Center

Esther completed her bachelor of science degree in economics and business management, her masters of science in adult education, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in organizational leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.  Esther brings more than 20 years of professional experience leading budget, customer service, and training teams, and including seven years in student affairs at Colgate. Esther is an Intergroup Dialogue Council member at Colgate University and very passionate about diversity and inclusion practices on campusEsther was the recipient of Colgate’s Administrative Staff Award in 2014 and the Senior Class Award in 2017.   

Office Manager
ALANA Cultural Center