In Memoriam: Rodney Kelvin Sisco, 1964-2018

Rodney Sisco, director of  the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Wheaton College in Illinois, died late last month. He was 54 years old and had suffered from cancer.

Sisco was a 1984 graduate of Wheaton College, earning a bachelor’s degree in sociology and Christian education. He joined the staff at the college after graduation and remained a member of the Wheaton community for the rest of his life. He also earned a master’s degree in educational studies at the college.

Sisco was a contributing author in the book Diversity Matters: Race, Ethnicity, and the Future of Christian Higher Education (Abilene Christian University Press, 2017). He served as chair of diversity for the executive committee of the Association for Christians in Student Development, on the Racial Harmony Commission of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities and on the board of the National Christian Multicultural Student Leaders Conference.


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