Kent Lollis, LSAC Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer

Kent Lollis

Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, LSAC

Kent D. Lollis is Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Prior to joining LSAC, he held faculty and administrative positions at Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law and University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. Mr. Lollis has served on various committees of the American and National Bar Associations. He has received numerous awards, including the American Bar Association Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Pipeline Diversity, the 2018 CLEO Edge Award Honoree, and the St. Mary’s University St. Thomas More Award. At LSAC, Mr. Lollis designs and directs programs to increase the number of lawyers from underrepresented minority groups, monitors the Council’s equal opportunity efforts in employment and vending, and is the principal staff liaison to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Brown University, his MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and his JD from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Diversifying the Legal Profession — One Law Student at a Time

Abyan Gurase knew where she wanted to go; she just didn’t know how to get there. “I always knew I wanted to go to law school,” says Gurase, who was born in Somalia and came to the United States as a refugee when she was a young child. “But maybe back then, I didn’t know what it meant to be a lawyer.”