Equity and Diversity Advisory Council: 2022-2023

PURPOSE: The Equity and Diversity Advisory Council is a standing committee whose members are appointed by the Administrative Committee on Committees to:

  1. review the Affirmative Action Plan;
  2. recommend implementation procedures which may result in improved operation or expedite achievement of goals in hiring;
  3. participate actively in communicating the purpose of affirmative action to the university community;
  4. carry out any specific charges given by the Chancellor;
  5. provide a subcommittee to hear appeals as specified in the Affirmative Action Plan; and if necessary, appeals concerning Americans with Disabilities Act.

COMPOSITION: Equity and Diversity Officer (non‑voting), Director of Human Resources, Provost and Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or designee, Director of Student Life and Multicultural Affairs, Executive Director of Enrollment Services and Student Engagement, Intercollegiate Athletics representative, Employee Relations Council representative, Personnel Policies Committee representative, a Persons with Disabilities representative, a Veteran representative, four faculty members serving two‑year terms, Student Government Association representative, exempt staff representative, and non‑exempt staff representative. The Committee will be chaired by the Equity and Diversity Officer.

 

REPORTING CHANNEL: Chancellor

 

MEMBERSHIP:

*Ms. Dominque Crockett, Equity and Diversity Officer, Chair

*Mr. Michael Washington, Director of Human Resources

*Dr. Philip Acree Cavalier, Provost and Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

*Mr. Kameron Echols, Interim Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs

*Dr. Jamie Mantooth, Executive Director of Enrollment Services and Student Engagement

*Ms. Danelle Fabianich, Intercollegiate Athletics Representative

*Ms. Heather Kingery, Persons with Disabilities Representative

*Mr. Jason Earley, Veteran Representative

Mr. Andrew Larkin, Employee Relations Council Representative (2023)

Dr. Elaine Harriss, Personnel Policies Committee Representative (2023)

Dr. Anthony Delmond, Faculty Representative (2024)

Dr. Heidi Huse, Faculty Representative (2024)

Dr. Margaret Lewis, Faculty Representative (2023)

Dr. Mike McCullough, Faculty Representative (2023)

Ms. Joana Aguirre, SGA Representative (2023)

Ms. Jenifer Hart, Exempt Staff Representative (2023)

Ms. Courtney Roberts, Non-Exempt Staff Representative (2023)

(*Indicates ex‑officio member of the Committee)