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Multicultural Development Office

The Multicultural Development Office (MDO) desires to cultivate an enriching experience for students of color at North Central University by providing spiritual, academic and relational support. The MDO works collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration to facilitate discipleship opportunities and supportive care through mentoring relationships, programming and advocacy. The MDO will collaborate with student life staff to provide co-curricular experiences that help prepare students to engage a diverse global society. Additionally, the MDO will provide leadership and momentum for commuter programming on campus.

Meet the dean

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Joshua Edmon

Associate Vice President of Spiritual Life
Dean of Multicultural Engagement

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  • MA in Urban Ministry, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • MA in Theological Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • BA in Biblical Studies, Trinity International University

Role at North Central

Joshua Edmon joined our staff at North Central University in 2020. He serves as Dean of Multicultural Development and Spiritual Life. He holds two master’s degrees, in Urban Ministry and Theological Studies, both from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has served in higher education as an admissions counselor at Trinity International University and as an Educational Outreach Specialist with the TRIO program at Joliet Junior College. In addition to these vocational roles, Joshua has served in a variety of pastoral positions, serving as a church campus pastor, a worship pastor, and missions pastor with a focus on church planting. Joshua is married to Sameka and has two children, Skylar and Zachary. They reside in Minneapolis, MN.