Appointed by the Chancellor, the council advises the campus administration on creating and sustaining a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive campus climate to all groups. Goals for the group include attracting and retaining faculty and staff from under-represented populations; attracting, retaining, and graduating students from historically under-represented populations and international students; and ensuring that undergraduate curricular requirements include significant intercultural perspectives.
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I am very pleased to announce that Donna Braquet, Librarian and Associate Professor, has agreed to a 25% time appointment as Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Diversity. In this role Donna will research emerging and best practices in the areas of diversity and inclusion, assist the Vice Chancellor with providing day-to-day oversight for the OUTreach Resource Center, and assist with developing diversity metrics. Donna’s appointment with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity will be effective August 1, 2013.
Thank you to Dean Steve Smith and his colleagues in the Libraries for their enthusiastic agreement to this arrangement. It is these kinds of partnerships that will lead to progress and emphasize that diversity is a shared responsibility.
Vice Chancellor for Diversity
Great article about CDI Co-Chair Tyvi Small:
July 22, 2013
Tyvi Small looks to build connections between business and students