Urban Scholars

Meet the coordinator

Darryle D. Todd, Jr. — or DJ — received his bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2004 and a master of education in counseling and personnel service in student affairs from the University of Louisville in May 2006.

Todd previously served higher education through international service learning, Greek life, residence life, student conduct, first-year experience programs, student leadership and pre-college programs at private and public universities. Most recently, he was coordinator for multicultural affairs in Marquette's Office of Student Development, where he facilitated multicultural programming, student leadership, and advising and social justice dialogues.

He is a member of the National Academic Advising Association, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the Brothers of the Academy and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Todd also was parliamentarian for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities' conference on multicultural affairs.

According to the StrengthsQuest StrengthsFinder instrument, Todd's top five strengths are connectedness, context, adaptability, ideation and individualization.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Urban Scholars Coordinator:

DJ Todd
(414) 288-4252


About Urban Scholars

In 2006, Marquette introduced the Urban Scholars program, which offers up to 10 annual, full-tuition renewable scholarships to economically disadvantaged students. Rooted in Marquette's tradition of increasing access to higher education, the scholarship program renews our emphasis on being inclusive and modeling a more diverse community.