Hierald Edgardo Osorto has been named director of religious and spiritual life at Ithaca College. Established in the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life, the position is responsible for providing administrative leadership; developing and leading interfaith sponsored programming; providing counsel to students, faculty and staff; and working in collaboration and partnership with members of the campus and local communities. Osorto will start in his new role on Sept. 4.
“We are thrilled to have Hierald join our community,” said Rosanna Ferro, vice president for student affairs and campus life. “This newly created position will build a stronger bridge between the various faith communities and the college, and foster constructive and respectful dialogue among students with different beliefs.”
Osorto said he looks forward to supporting and advancing inclusivity and religious diversity at the college.
“I’m excited to learn people’s stories and to connect with each department to create excellent and expansive programs for this spiritually diverse community,” said Osorto. “I look forward to strengthening connections between faith communities on campus and hosting an ongoing dialogue about what makes for a meaningful life.”