With a strong commitment to accessible higher education, Dr. Cardelle focused on developing student-centered programs across academic units that encourage innovative approaches to student learning and teaching. He is a staunch champion of the core values of diversity, equity and inclusion. Prior to his career in higher education, Cardelle spent a decade working on health care issues with the World Health Organization, the American Medical Student Association, UNICEF and Oxfam America.
"Accessible higher education is transformational for the individual and society as a whole."
“Higher education provides us with the knowledge to succeed, and just as important a sense of community that is a vehicle for providing students with equity of opportunity."