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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

Nancy Ramsdell                      Marcela Uribe-Jennings

Suzanne Kiniry                        Marc Wagoner



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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  You Are Not Alone
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  EEO Affirmative Action Policies
  WSU CORI Policy
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  WSU Student Code of Conduct
  WSU Student Handbook
  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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