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

Julie White, Chair   2021
Ziad Abu-Rish   2021
Devika Chawla   2021
Undergraduate Students        
Jordyn Zimmerman   2019
Jayden McAdams   2019
Bri Shaniuk   2019
Graduate Students        
Eleonora  Mocanu   2019
James Shea   2019
Bri Murphy   2019
Grace Freireich   2021
Paul Campbell   2021
Pat Bungard   2021
Janet Russell   2021
TBD     Dean's Rep  
TBD     Regional Higher Ed Rep  
Ex Officio, Non-voting        
Amanda Graham Office of Diversity and Inclusion  
Tyrone Carr Office of Diversity and Inclusion  
Current as of September 25, 2018