Equal Opportunity & Institutional Equity


Dennis Kehoe (SLA) (18)


Faculty Members

Oscar Barbarin (SSE) (17)
Lisa Molix (SSE) (18)
TBD (SOM) (19)
Kathleen Davis (SLA) (18)
Olanike-Ola Orie (SLA) (17)

Additional Faculty Members


Exempt Staff Members

Olivia Mitchell (19)
Laura Wolford (17)
Sarah Withers (18)

Non-Exempt Staff Members

Marilyn Wilson (17)
TBD (19)
TBD (19)

Student Members

USG: Caroline Scott (17)
USG: Shehan McFadden (17)
USG: Alex Bourguignon (17)
USG: Tatum West (17)
GAPSA: Davette Gadison (17)
GAPSA: Dave Shiwdin (17)

Ex Officio (non-voting)

VP, Institutional Equity: Deborah Love
Assoc. VP, Workforce Mgmt: Doreen Nichols
Multicultural Affairs: Carolyn Barber-Pierre
Goldman Center for Student Accessibility: David John Tylicki
The General Counsel


Administrative Liasion

General Counsel: Victoria D. Johnson

(NOTE: Somewhere in the total committee membership of 22—including the ex officio members‑‑must be men, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.)


2011-12 Report



Advisory: To advise the Senate on the development and implementation of policies, procedures and practices pertaining to: a) recruiting and retaining a more diverse faculty, staff and student body; b) enhancing the implementation of diversity policies; c) improving the climate for under-represented faculty, staff and students. d) In fulfilling its advisory functions, the Committee is expected to work closely with the Office of Institutional Equity and other responsible parties with roles in improving affirmative action, institutional equity, and diversity at the University.


Chair, a faculty member; six additional faculty members; four students; three exempt staff; three non-exempt staff; and the following ex officio (non-voting) members: the General Counsel, the Affirmative Action Officer, the Vice President for Human Resources, a representative from the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and a representative from Disability Services. This group of 22 should include representatives of different genders, minority groups and persons with disabilities. In addition, up to two additional faculty members may be chosen by the Committee each year in consultation with the Vice President for Institutional Equity, with substantive expertise relevant to the Committee's anticipated agenda for the year.


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