Lowell Kane has been a leading campus administrator, diversity educator, and LGBTQ Center Director for more than two decades. He currently serves as both Director of Student Engagement and Belonging as well as Director of the LGBTQ Center for Purdue University.
He has been the founding staff member establishing nationally celebrated LGBTQ Centers, inclusive curriculum, and data driven practices at Purdue University and Texas A&M University. His leadership experience includes working directly with diverse communities and grassroots organizations throughout the United States and Europe.
As an alumnus of the Social Justice Training Institute, Lowell has dedicated his work to the pursuit of equity by identifying ways to improve institutional climate and shape the educational experience to be more intersectional and affirming. In addition to his work in higher education, he has consulted on projects for NASA Johnson Space Center, the RAND Corporation, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, LVMH, PepsiCo, and the Fundamental Rights Committee of the Parliament of Nepal.
Born and raised in New York, Lowell enjoys traveling the world, experiencing the arts, spending time with friends, and spoiling his wonderful dog Pippa.