Gloria Bean is department administrator/program manager in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She serves as business manager of the fiscal and administrative functions of the office and she manages and mentors students through the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program.
Gloria began her career at Rice in October 1990 and has served in various capacities as a volunteer on campus including co-chair of what was known as the Staff Advisory Committee. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Phoenix in 2012.
In her free time, Gloria enjoys spending time with her precious dog Messiah, her 10 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.