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2020 Eric Love

The youngest child of a bi-racial and bi-cultural couple, Eric Love grew up in England and Idaho. As an undergrad at Boise State, he developed a strong sense of social justice and became an outspoken human rights activist. He served as the first African American student body president at Boise State, then went on to obtain a master’s degree in counseling, with an emphasis in student affairs from Idaho State University. He then worked at Idaho State for five years as the diversity resources coordinator.

Eric served as director of diversity education at Indiana University where he also completed some doctoral studies in higher education administration. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Among his proudest achievements is his role in having the state of Idaho recognize the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. His consulting business, LoveForce Consulting, specializes in diversity and inclusion education and training, multicultural competency training, student leadership and social justice.