2024-2025 Members

Faculty Member (tenured)
Dr. Michelle Wolkomir

Faculty Member
Dr. Russel Rahman


Ms. Monica Powell

Mr. Chris Brown

Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
Dr. Latoya Pierce

Student (Student Government Association representative)

Student Representative (at-large)


Purpose and Responsibilities

This committee designs, coordinates, and implements diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in conjunction with the Dean and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


The Committee is designed to be representative of all campus constituents: faculty, staff, and students. The Diversity Committee shall consist of two faculty members (with at least one tenured faculty), three staff members (a representative from Student Affairs and then two more staff at large, by interest), the Archivist (for institutional history), the Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer, and two-three student representatives (one from SGA and 1one-two at large, by interest). The Dean for DEI/CDO will chair the committee and may ask a faculty member or staff member to co-chair the committee.

Report an incident

If you, or someone you know, has experienced or observed incidents of intolerance, hate speech, or bias based on any category of diversity that you or they may represent including but not limited to ability, gender, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender expression, please report it using the form below.
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Faculty Diversity Chair

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