Cultural Diversity Committee

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Laura E. Perkins, Chair
Joseph C. Arrascada, Vice Chair
Patrick J. Boylan
Amy J. Carvalho
Donald Sylvantee McMichael Sr.
John T. Moran

Charges: The Cultural Diversity Committee shall:

  • Study issues and recommend policies to the Board in an effort to promote cultural and ethnic diversity including, but not limited to, socio-economic, historical, cultural, capability, identity, gender, expression, linguistic and intellectual differences and similarities, throughout the System in order to ensure access and equity for all students, staff and faculty.
  • Review and examine issues, information and activities that promote diversity among the students, staff and faculty of the System.
  • Examine information and indicators of student access and equity.
  • Make recommendations to the Board intended to create, enhance, promote and support an educational environment that welcomes all cultural and ethnic minorities.
  • Take actions appropriate to increase awareness, visibility and emphasis of campus diversity programs.

Diversity Reports: Annual overview of the current status of enrollment and employment of members of diverse groups across the NSHE.

NSHE Institutional Diversity Reports: Various diversity-related reports submitted to the Cultural Diversity Committee from 2008 to the present.