Multicultural Services

Welcome to Multicultural Services!

Multicultural Services is a unit in the Division of Student Affairs at Missouri State University.  Our offices include Multicultural Programs, Access and Success Programs, Diversity Transition & Support (Bears L.E.A.D.), the Disability Resource Center, and TRIO Upward Bound.


Introducing Dr. Nina Barudzic, Director for Multicultural Programs


The Multicultural Services cluster of the Division of Student Affairs is delighted to announce the selection of our new Multicultural Programs Director, Dr. Nina Barudzic. Dr. Barudzic will come to us after the recent completion of her doctoral studies in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Bowling Green State University. She is extremely passionate about diversity, creating inclusive, and equitable spaces and advocating for marginalized students. For the past four years, Dr. Barudzic has been working in Multicultural Affairs and has expressed her excitement about becoming a Bear! She enjoys "teaching and working on challenging projects that push the needle for students' success." When Dr. Barudzic has free time, she plays tennis and enjoys time with her family and friends. 

Dr. Barudzic will join our Multicultural Services team on June 27, 2022.