Q&A with Rebecca Mosely
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Rebecca Mosely, Title IX and ADA coordinator and director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, supports all individuals in the campus community on matters related to protected class. In her role, she works to create a diverse and inclusive community that allows students, staff, and faculty to participate in an open and respectful exchange of ideas, free from concern with being discriminated against or harassed. Prior to Oberlin, Mosely worked in housing at Texas Tech University and the University of Arizona.
Get to know more about Mosely in this Q&A.
Best advice someone gave you?
You have the power to choose how you let the opinions of others influence you.
What’s your favorite place on earth?
Sedona, Arizona. It is absolutely beautiful, and it’s the most relaxing place I have ever been.
Most regrettable fashion choice?
My 1980s-permed hair. The environment was definitely harmed by my use of Aqua Net hairspray.
Favorite thing to eat?
Food. I like it all. I really like to be creative when eating out and when cooking at home.
Who are the most important people in your life?
My husband and daughter. They bring me joy and purpose.