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Diversity Advisory Council

Committee Members:


Kate Baldor               Mary Jo Marion

Robert Brooks           Kristie McNamara

Charles Brownlee       Emanuel Nneji

Kirsh Donis                Katey Palumbo

Patrick Hare               Champika "K" Soysa

Calvin Hill                   Marcela Uribe-Jennings

Suzanne Kiniry           Marc Wagoner

Nancy Ramsdell      


Council Charge:


The Worcester State University Diversity Committee will consider and make recommendations to the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action regarding the University‚Äôs diversity efforts. The committee is charged to work collaboratively to:  

  • Embrace an inclusive diversity definition.
  • Identify ways to increase campus diversity.
  • Share information on campus diversity initiatives (Speakers, activities etc.).
  • Help support the efforts of WSU campus wide diversity initiatives (Student, staff and faculty)
  • Monitor and offer suggestions for improving campus climate.
  • Recommend institutional goals related to diversity.
  • Identify priorities in achieving diversity goals.
  • Develop evaluation methods to determine progress in achieving goals.   


Committee membership will consist of faculty, staff and students interested in helping the college achieve its diversity goals.


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November Agenda

November Minutes

January Minutes

February Agenda

April Agenda 

Related Links
  You Are Not Alone
  WSU Hiring Procedures
  BHE Equal Opportunity Policy
  EEO Affirmative Action Policies
  Disability Policy-Diversity
  Multicultural Resource Guide
  WSU CORI Policy
  Detailed CORI Information
  WSU Student Code of Conduct
  WSU Student Handbook
  WSU Policy for Responding to Sexual Assault
  VAWA Act Bill S.47
  VAWA Summary of New Law Requirements
  Bill of Campus SaVE Act
  U.S. Dept. of Education Handbook for Campus Safety & Security

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