Meet the Staff

Leadership Staff

  • Aaron Hinojosa, PhD

    Associate Dean, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Prior to assuming this role, Aaron provided exclusive leadership and direct management of the Student Center for Reconciliation and Diversity and its programming and services, which included but was not limited to student-led ethnic organizations, coordinating leadership development and diversity training for student leaders, and collaboratively designing programmatic efforts and initiatives to support the holistic well-being of all students. Aaron brings valued insight and perspective on institutional committees, consultative campaigns, and administrative counsel aimed at elevating DEI as a Kingdom distinctive at APU.

    Aaron started his professional career at APU as the director of the Office of Multi-Ethnic Programs in 2011. Prior to his time at APU, he held educational posts such as dean of college counseling at Maranatha High School in Pasadena, associate director of admission and financial aid at Viewpoint School, and associate director of admission for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California.

    Aaron earned a BA in Psychology at APU, an MEd in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration at the University of Southern California, and a PhD in Higher Education at APU.

  • Mutoni Ingabire, MS

    Program Coordinator, Student Center for Reconciliation and Diversity

    Mutoni is passionate about supporting and advocating for underrepresented students, and finds fulfillment in developing students into leaders and encouraging them to discover and cultivate their strengths. She believes that every student should be considered. Previously, she worked as a transfer admissions representative at APU, where she honed her skills in advocating for students by educating them on financial aid and scholarship options. Mutoni’s joy comes from serving students and helping them find their path in higher education. Prior to APU, she was a college adviser at USC College Advising Corps, promoting a college-going culture at Renaissance High School for the Arts in Long Beach, California. Mutoni recently completed a Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development at APU. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Long Beach.

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