Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion considers issues and forwards action items to Faculty Senate that relate to diversity, equity, or inclusion (e.g., policies that foster an environment of civility and mutual respect, issues affecting diversity from an overall university perspective, external requirements on the university affecting diversity, administration of university affirmative action grants and awards, etc.).
The Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consists of seven members of the General Faculty (majority must be Senators), appointed by the Vice Chair of the Faculty in consultation with the Senate Executive Committee, plus two student representatives. The chair of DEI is appointed by the Chair of the Faculty.