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Linda Crump

Assistant to the Chancellor for Equity, Access & Diversity Programs


University of Nebraska-Lincoln • 128 ADMN • Lincoln NE, 68588-0437 • 402.472.3417 • lcrump1@unl.edu



Linda Crump

Linda R Crump, J.D. is Assistant to the Chancellor for Equity, Access and Diversity Programs. Her office provides advice and support to the campus on issues of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and accommodations for employees with disabilities and campus diversity programming.

Crump is a native of New York City. She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University and earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from City College of New York. She is also a 1990 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law. Prior to law school, Crump taught biology, general science, physical science and physics at Lincoln High School.

Crump is the past president of the Nebraska State Bar Association; she was its president from October 2006 until October 2007. In 2000, Crump was the first African American to serve as the Chair of the Nebraska State Bar Association. She was first elected to the House of Delegates of the Bar Association in 1992. In addition to this elected position, she was chair of the Bar Association's Professionalism Committee and served on the Minority and Justice Task Force Committee, a joint project of the Nebraska Supreme Court and the Nebraska Bar Association to study segments of the legal system within the State of Nebraska to assess the opportunities, experiences and treatment of our minority population. She is currently co-chair of the Minority and Justice Implementation Committee charged with the responsibility to implement the recommendations from the Task Force.

Some of her civic activities include service on the Nebraska Commission on the Status of Women, Homestead Girl Scout Council, Nebraska Public Radio's Community Advisory Board, Planned Parenthood of Nebraska and Council Bluffs Board, the Nebraska Arts Council, the Senior Center Foundation Board, the Lincoln Community Foundation, Legal Services of Southeast Nebraska, and Harris Laboratories Institutional Review Board.

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