Charleston Southern names Marcus Bryant diversity officer

Marcus Bryant has been named the diversity officer for Charleston Southern University. He will continue in his duties as director of operations for the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Bryant has been on the staff at CSU since 2014.

In his new duties, Bryant will serve as the university’s diversity representative and will serve in an advisory role to the administration on diversity matters.

“Marcus is a gifted young man, and CSU is fortunate to have his energy and expertise,” said Dr. Michael Bryant, executive vice president. “We are looking forward to working closely with him in this important new role.”

Bryant graduated from Charleston Southern with a bachelor of arts in religion in 2014. He is currently enrolled in the master of business administration degree program with an emphasis in finance at CSU.

He is a member of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. He also serves as an executive board member of 1Charleston, a diversity training platform for churches, corporations and higher education institutions.