2020-2021 Members

Dr. Jama Grove
Faculty Member

Dr. David Cowles
Faculty Member

Dr. Amy Hammond, Diversity Committee Chair (Fall 2020)
Faculty Member

Dr. Loren Demerath, Diversity Committee Chair (Spring 2021)
Faculty Member

Rev. Kaylan Walker

Staff (exempt)

Ms. Holly Grose
Staff (non-exempt)

Ms. Monica Powell
Staff (underrepresented group)

Ms. Ashley McDonough
Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Invited

Ms. Ashley Strawder
Student (President, Multicultural Student Association)

Ms. Marissa Ramsey
Student (President or designee, SGA)

Iqra Jatoi
Student representative (at large)                  

Ms. Edie Cummings
Director of Human Resources, ex-officio

Mr. Mark Miller
Dean of Students Designee, ex-officio

Dr. Karen Soul
Provost, ex-officio

The Centenary College Diversity Committee is composed of 15 members appointed by the president of the College. The Committee articulates a working definition of diversity for the College and develops and implements an ongoing plan that promotes a culture for valuing diversity on campus. Specifically, this plan should recommend strategies to:

  • increase recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students;
  • provide ongoing diversity training for campus leaders, including administration, faculty, staff, and students;
  • broaden Centenary's involvement with our diverse local community and region;
  • handle diversity-related disputes or issues on campus;
  • improve campus programs and policies regarding diversity, where appropriate.

The committee produces an annual report including an explicit statement of goals, procedures, and progress.

Updated 27 January 2021


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