Jody Randall serves as the inaugural LGBTQIA Administrator at Texas Tech University. She joined the Red Raiders in January 2017 after serving fifteen years at Murray State University where she founded their Office of LGBT Programming. While at Murray State University, she received the President’s Award for Diversity and Inclusion and, in 2011, a Staff Excellence Award. She is a past member and co-chair of the Board of Directors for the Equality Federation. While in Kentucky, Jody was an active leader for the LGBTQIA community in advocacy and service sectors serving on the boards of the Kentucky Fairness Alliance (now Fairness Campaign) and Heartland CARES, Inc. Jody holds a Master’s of Science in Human Development and Leadership, a Bachelor’s of Integrated Studies in Human Services, and an Associates in General Studies from Murray State. In her role at Texas Tech University, she facilitates the development of educational, personal, and social support programs for LGBTQIA students, serves as an advocate for issues affecting LGBTQIA people, and provides leadership on efforts to promote inclusive excellence.