2. To assess admissions, hiring, and retention policies and practices, with attention to significant discrepancies between the university community's demographic representation of racial, ethnic, and gender groups and the demographic representation of such groups in the larger population and other relevant reference populations; and to pay attention in admission, hiring, and the conditions of employment to adequate recognition and appreciation of community members' diverse abilities and qualifications.
3. To recommend necessary and appropriate policy changes to the administration and the faculty.
4. The elected faculty member shall also serve on the University Review Board.
5. To provide the opportunity at least once a year for response to the committee's work by the larger campus community. Among those invited to such open meetings shall be representatives from: the Academic Assistance Center; Academic Deans’ Council; Administrative/Staff Council; Advising Office; ASPLU Diversity Committee; Campus Ministry Office; Counseling Center; Educational Policies Committee; Faculty Affairs Committee; Harmony; MESA; Residential Life Office; Student Involvement and Leadership Office; Women's Center Advisory Committee, Women's and Gender Studies Program Committee, University Dispute Resolution Committee; University Review Board; and student clubs organized around issues of diversity.
6. To report to the administration and the faculty annually with respect to the above responsibilities.
To view the past University Diversity Committee initiatives, please click below:
2006 - 2009 Initiatives
2004 - 2006 Initiatives
2002 - 2004 Initiatives