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University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council


Formed of designated representatives from each academic college and vice-presidential unit, SGA and P&A assemblies, to gain consistency and participation across the institution, help promote and select grant and prize recipients, help design and implement local unit initiatives and reporting, disseminate and act on diversity data, build participation in DEI activities, keep units informed and share unit issues and needs.


To pursue policies and strategies that achieve equity and inclusion across social differences in power in order to have Central Michigan University realize the creative synergies and intellectual insights and excellence that come from fully engaging the power of differences.

Current members

  • Dennis Armistead, Faculty Personnel Services
  • Matthew Brandom-Warren, Employer Relations
  • Christi Brookes, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Kate Caszatt, Office of the Provost
  • Jenna Cornish, Faculty and Staff Affairs
  • Zachary Evans, P&A Council
  • Tracy Galarowicz, College of Science and Engineering
  • Jonathan Glenn, Athletics
  • Megan Goodwin, College of Education and Human Services
  • Michael Guy, Recruitment/Retention
  • Lori Hella, Human Resources
  • Andrea Jasper, College of Education and Human Services
  • Sarah Kelsey, Facilities Management
  • Sarah Kutcher, University Communications
  • Larry Klaus, Central Michigan University Police Department
  • Ann Kucera, University Libraries
  • Nikita Murry, Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Shawna Patterson-Stephens, Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Dave Patton, Office of the Provost
  • Richard Rothaus, Office of the Provost
  • Jonathan Russell, College of the Arts and Media
  • Becky Schaefer, CMU Online
  • Summer Sharrard-Neering, Alumni Relations
  • Stan Shingles, Student Affairs
  • James Span, Jr., Multicultural Academic Support Services
  • Bradley Swanson, Graduate Studies
  • Crina Tarasi, College of Business Administration
  • Tina Thompson, College of Medicine
  • Cameron Wassman, Central Michigan University Police Department
  • Jonathan Webb, Facilities Management
  • Rhonda Welsh, Detroit Office
  • Greg Zimmerman, Health Professions