Tracy N. Stokes, M.Ed. currently serves as the Director for African American Programs & Services at Northern Kentucky University. Originally from Dayton, Ohio she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. Tracy is a graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky Class of 2015, has participated Participant in the Higher Education Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati’s Women’s Institute for Leadership Development program, and was nominated to participate in the NASPA Region III Mid Managers Institute.
Tracy serves on numerous committees and is a member of organizations that reflect her work in the area in diversity and inclusion including: Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education (KABHE), Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA), Title IX Women’s Task Force Advisory Board, President of NKU’s Black Faculty and Staff Association, and a member of Greater Cincinnati Urban League Young Professionals.
She has presented at major conferences/institutes about her work at Northern Kentucky University. Some of those titles include: NKU R.O.C.K.S. Leading First Year African American Students to Responsibility, Opportunity, Knowledge, and Success (IUPUI National Mentoring Symposium) and “Who’s in Your Circle? Creating and Implementing Community for African American Women” (NASPA Multicultural Institute.)
Tracy is the founder of a mentoring initiative for young women called Young P.E.A.R.L.S. (Purposely Educating and Responsibly Leading Young Sisters), and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Tracy is the mother of Alexis 19, Miles 14, and Justin 12.