Meet the Team

Chon'tel Washington

Director, of Inclusive Excellence Initiatives

Chon’tel Washington joined the Division of Inclusive Excellence in February 2016 as the Director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence. The Center for Inclusive Excellence creates an environment that reflects a collective commitment to promote equity, advocate social justice, and make excellence inclusive. Chon’tel first joined Framingham State University as an Assistant Director of Admissions, Diversity, Outreach, and Recruitment in June 2014. Before joining FSU, Chon’tel attended the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. At Heller, she obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Non-profit Management. Her professional experiences include serving as an Ambassador of Mentoring with AmeriCorps. During her service year in AmeriCorps Chon’tel implemented, a mentoring program for first-generation college students and served as Financial Aid Advisor in the Boston Public Schools. She also worked with high school student athletes to ensure academic eligibility through the Boston Scholar Athletes Program. Chon’tel’s passion for social justice and equitable educational outcomes for all students has led to her commitment to broadening the presence of talented students in higher education.