Charge and Membership

University Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The University Diversity and Inclusion Committee (UDIC) serves the President, President’s Council, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and all relevant administrative and academic units in an advisory capacity.

Its broad charge is to initiate, foster, coordinate, evaluate and effectively communicate the diversity and inclusion activities of the University through ongoing and upcoming initiatives and events that support the goal of enhancing the environment for diversity, inclusion and equity across the University.

The UDIC will:
• Actively promote a campus climate of diversity, inclusion and equity;
• Propose and monitor guidelines and priorities for the University's diversity and inclusion activities;
• Assist the Office for Diversity and Inclusion in coordinating diversity efforts across the University;
• Work closely with the Office for Diversity and Inclusion to develop programs and activities that celebrate diversity in co-curricular programs, interdisciplinary activities, lectures, etc.


Faculty :  3 Voting
Students :  6 Voting (3 Graduate; 3 Undergraduate)
Administrative : 2 At-Large Voting; 1 Voting Regional Campus Representative Appointed by the Office of Regional Higher Education; 1 Voting Representative of Deans Council
Classified : 2 Voting

Total : 15 Voting; 2 Non-Voting

Committee Roster


Abu-Rish, Ziad


Campbell, Paul

Freireich, Grace

Ex-Officio, Non-Voting

Carr, Tyrone
Diversity and Inclusion

Graham, Amanda
Diversity and Inclusion

Classified Staff

Jenkins, Marlene

Russell, Janet

Graduate Students

Abdodaye, Oumarou

Boue, Eddy Emelia

Serrott, Kyle

Undergraduate Student

Gibson, Isabela