|Submission Date||Feb. 20, 2013|
The Chancellor's Advisory Committee for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion was formed in 2009, transitioning from acting as The Inclusive Community Task Force begun in 2008 to investigate diversity issues at UNCG. In 2009, the committee was asked to identify two to three initiatives based on the data collected from two years of panels and open forums. The Chancellor requested that this group submit recommendations in the form of a proposal with a budget for her review and approval. In addition, the Chancellor requested this group to consider carefully the title for a senior position that would provide leadership for the Office of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion. Finally, this group was requested to determine what current programs on campus might be ideally placed under the administration of this office.
In 2011-12, the Chancellor charged the committee to focus on:
1. LGBTQQI issues for faculty and staff.
2. Improving employee training (specifically individuals in senior level positions as well as anyone identified as holding a supervisory position).
3. Diversifying the Administrative and Supervisors levels by potentially expanding and modifying typical modes of advertising position openings locally, regionally and nationally.
Tara Green - African American Studies
Bruce Lynch - The Counseling & Testing Center/Student Health Services
Michael Elliott - International Programs
Edna Chun - Human Resource Services
Jeanne Irwin-Olson: Safe Zone Students
James “Rod” Wyatt - Chair - Director, Human Relations
Jeffrey Coleman - Office of Multicultural Affairs
Audrey Daniels - Office of Multicultural Affairs
Bruce Pomeroy - Office of Disability Services
Debbie Schallock- University Relations
Kelly “Jay” Poole - Men’s Issues & Male Students
Beth Barba - School of Nursing
Robert Mayo - School of Health and Human Sciences
Ada Baldwin - Facilities Services
Sarah Carrigan - Institutional Research
Amy Vetter - School of Education
Christina Rodriguez - College of Arts and Science
Nora Dial-Stanley - Native Americans
Gerald Holmes - Library
Spoma Jovanovic - Communication Studies
Sharon Brown - Parking Services
Nicolle Brossard - Veterans (Undergraduate Student)
D. Issac Miller - SGA (Undergraduate Student)
Kinge Mbella OEDI Graduate Assistant (Graduate
Currently there are no employees that work directly for the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. The University was in the process of searching for an Associate Vice Chancellor to head the office, who will in turn staff the office as necessary. However, in March 2011 due to severe budget cuts in the state university system, this search was put on hiatus. Once funding is available for the position the search will resume.
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