Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau, Ph.D.


Diversity, equity, and inclusion; student affairs and co-curricular strategy and development; student conduct and Title IX; disability services and ADA/504 compliance; team and leadership development; crisis communication; retreat facilitation; strategic planning


With accomplishments as an international trainer and facilitator on diversity, equity, and inclusion, Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau joined California State University, Fullerton in 2017 as Associate Vice President of Student Affairs to lead retention efforts for the university and to develop a strategic DEI framework for the Division of Student Affairs and the President’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Prior to serving on the Senior Leadership Team at CSUF—the largest university in the California State University System, serving over 40,000 students, Reneau served in numerous student affairs, teaching and administrative positions at Texas State University, Tulane University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Haydon College—including director of Disability Services, Title IX investigator, and director of Student Conduct.  At Haydon College in London, England Reneau served as a faculty member, director of Curriculum and Learning, and vice principal.

Reneau has a long history of distinguished service on regional and national boards that help shape educational policy through published reports and their counsel to decision-makers. Trained as a qualitative researcher, Dr. Reneau uses queer theory as a framework to provide an intervention against the assertions of hegemonic masculinity and heteronormative identities, practices and policies, especially within the context of the concerns surrounding college men.  He utilizes vulnerability research in order to connect, expand, and deepen relationships.  He is the author of numerous academic journals, book chapters, and books.  Dr. Reneau is a graduate of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business LGBTQ executive education program.


  • Vice-Chair, American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition on Men & Masculinities
  • Institute Chair, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Associate/Assistant Vice President
  • Faculty, Dungy Leadership Institute, NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program
  • ACPA Equity and Inclusion Association Advisory Board
    Lead Faculty – Curriculum Development, ACPA NextGeneration Institute
  • State Coordinator, Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA)
  • Chair, ASCA Risk Management Committee
  • Chair, ASCA Conflict Resolution Committee
  • Chair, Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers (SWACUHO) Diversity & Social Justice Committee


  • NASPA National Associate Vice President and Senior-Level Student Affairs Professional Award
  • ACPA Men and Masculinities Coalition: Tracy L. Davis Outstanding Emerging Research Award
  • ACPA Mid-Level Management Award
  • NASPA James E. Scott Mid-Level Award
  • ACPA Coalition for (Dis)ability, Alice A. Mitchell Ally Award
  • ACPA Marylu K. McEwen, Citation for Excellence – Dissertation of the Year Award
  • Texas State University’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Diversity
  • Texas State University’s Vice President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership and Achievements
  • 100K Strong-Gabriela Mistral Scholar – Visiting Scholar, Santiago, Chile and Havana, Cuba
  • NAACP Excellence Award presented by the Texas State University NAACP Chapter
  • Texas State University’s President’s Staff Council “Excellence in Collaboration & Outreach” Award
  • Texas State University Namesake for the Freshman class of 2018
  • Texas State University’s Mentor of the Year Award
    Association of Student Conduct Administration, National Conduct Administrator of the Year


Ph.D., M.Ed., B.A., Texas State University

LGBTQ Executive Education Certification, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University