As Assistant Provost for Inclusive Excellence, Aurora contributes professional expertise and leadership recommendations to the Provost and the Provost’s Leadership Team to enhance efforts for inclusive faculty policies and practices. She evaluates and assesses current and new programs housed in the Office of the Provost, and provides evidence-based recommendations. In this role, Aurora serves as a senior author and investigator on grants originating out of the Office of the Provost. She works to find appropriate publications into higher education national spaces to enhance the University’s reputation by disseminating Office of the Provost advancements. Furthermore, Aurora provides expert consultation on assessment of programs, and related areas of inclusive excellence, outside the Office of the Provost, as needed.