Campus Committee on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

The Committee on Campus Diversity and Inclusive Excellence serves as an advisory body to the President to assist the university in meeting its commitment to campus diversity and inclusive excellence and the continuing transformation from a campus that believes in diversity to a campus that lives its commitment to diversity.  

Policy and Procedure

Current Committee Members

  • Guia Calicdan-Apostle, Associate Professor of Social Work, Co-chair
  • Valerie Hayes, Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion, Co-chair
  • Margot Alten, Professional Services Specialist 4 - Graphics
  • Stacey Clapp, Director of Digital Engagement
  • Patricia W. Collins, Community Engagement Liaison & Adjunct Instructor
  • Jennifer Dunkle, Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • Laurie Dutton, Director Women's Gender & Sexuality Center
  • Irenonsen Eigbe, Undergraduate Student
  • Joshua Hunte, Undergraduate Student
  • Maritza Jauregui, Associate Professor of Sustainability, Director 
  • Zornitsa Kalibatseva, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Shedia Laguer, Assistant Director of Student Development
  • Esther Lawrence, Assistant Dean, School of Business
  • Delores Mozelle-Wright, Education Program Assistant
  • Kameika Murphy, Assistant Professor of Atlantic History
  • Ariane Hutchins-Newman,  Asst. Dean, School of Health Sciences
  • Abby O'Boyle, Undergraduate Student
  • Alexsandra Panton, Undergraduate Student
  • Christopher Lipari Pazienza, Undergraduate Student
  • Ekaterina Sedia, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Julie Shockley, Professional Services Specialist 3
  • Shavon Thomas, Undergraduate Student
  • Beverly Vaughn, Professor of Music
  • Cheryl Wilson, Assistant Supervisor 4, Adm


  • Diverse Spaces | Places | Beverly Vaughn, Convener 
  • Decolonizing the Curriculum | Kathy Sedia, Convener 
  • Campus Climate (Formerly Diversity Benchmarking) | Zori Kalibatseva/Maritza Jauregui 
  • Diversity Branding | Communication |  Kameika Murphy, Convener
  • Employee Affinity Networks | Guia Calicdan-Apostle, Convener 
  • Social Justice and Education | Guia Calicdan-Apostle, Convener