Press Release for Thursday, May 15, 2003
Seane named director of Multicultural Affairs
Long noted for his personal and professional involvement in human rights concerns and world affairs, Kamele "Oupa" Seane has been named the new director of the Center for Multicultural Affairs at the University of North Florida.
Known more recently for recruiting Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu to UNF to teach, Seane has served UNF in a variety of capacities over the last 11 years. Seane's UNF career began in 1992 in what then was known as the Office of Minority and International Student Affairs. Some of his other posts have included: assistant director of the Coggin College of Business' Center for International Business Studies (1999-2003), instructor in both UNF's Honors Program (1999-present) and Political Science and Public Administration (1995-present), and interim managing direct or of the Office of International Programs (1998-1999). Since January he has been an assistant for Archbishop Tutu.
He is a board member of Jacksonville Sister Cities and an advisor to the UNF African Student Association .
Seane received his undergraduate degree from Edward Waters College, and his master’s of public administration from UNF. He is pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership here.