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.
President Davies' welcome remarks for the 6th Annual Campus Diversity Symposium speak frankly about the stated intention of making CMU an "anti-racist campus." Listen to them above and click here to share your experiences with diversity at CMU (anonymously if you choose) on the form available below his recorded message.
Designated representatives from each college, department, vice presidential unit, SGA and P&A assembly form the University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. Tasked to gain consistency and participation across the institution, each department is responsible for at least three initiatives they will pursue in the academic year which illustrate their commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The following are this academic year's initiatives achieved at CMU.
Current DEI Council Members:
|Miracle Berry||Undergraduate Student|
|Kate Caszatt||Provost Office|
|Jewel Cotton||Multicultural Academic Student Services|
|Ahsha Davis||Graduate Student|
|Zachary Evans||P&A Council|
|Megan Goodwin||College of Education and Human Services|
|Munif Hakim||Undergraduate Student|
|Sarah Kutcher||University Communications|
|Lori Hella||Finance and Administrative Services|
|Kathy Irwin||University Libraries|
|Nikita Murry||President's Division|
|Dave Patton||College of Science and Engineering|
|Jonathan Russell||College of the Arts and Media|
|Rebecca Schaefer||Global Campus|
|Stan Shingles||Ex Officio|
|James Span, Jr.||Multicultural Academic Student Services|
|Bradley Swanson||Graduate Studies|
|Crina Tarasi||College of Business Administration|
|Greg Zimmerman||Health Professions|