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 (Graphics)
  • Stacey Clapp, Director of Digital Engagement
  • Patricia Collins, Community Engagement Liaison
  • Jennifer Dunkle, Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • Laurie Dutton, Director, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Center
  • Irenonsen Eigbe, Student Senator
  • Ike Ejikeme ‘18, Stockton Alum
  • Joshua Hunte, Student Senator
  • Ariane Hutchins-Newman, Assistant Dean, School of Health Sciences
  • Maritza Jauregui, Associate Professor of Sustainability
  • Zornitsa Kalibatseva, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Shedia Laguer, Assistant Director Student Development
  • Esther Lawrence, Assistant Dean, School of Business
  • Christopher Lipari Pazienza, Student Senator
  • Delores Mozelle-Wright, Education Program Assistant
  • Kameika Murphy, Assistant Professor of Atlantic History
  • Brian Odhiambo, International Student
  • Alexsandra Panton, Undergraduate Student
  • Julie Shockley, Professional Services Specialist
  • Beverly Vaughn, Professor of Music
  • Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, Director Office of Global Engagement & Senior International Officer

Subcommittee Descriptions

  1. Campus Climate – This SubcommitteeDevelops, administers and analyzes campus climate surveys.
  2. Diverse Spaces and Places – This subcommittee provides substantive and transformational ideas for current and future renovations and new construction at the university and generate ideas that celebrate the appreciation of the diverse cultures within the university by the artistic transformation areas. 
  3. Diversity Branding and Communication This subcommittee explores best practices of marketing and raising awareness of Stockton’s diversity and inclusion programs and efforts and then implements those practices, where appropriate, in collaboration with University Relations and Marketing.  This subcommittee produces the Celebrate Diversity Digest
  4. Employee Affinity Networks – This subcommittee creates new employee affinity networks until they become self-sufficient with constitution bylaws, officers, and web page.  Where possible, this subcommittee connects the employee affinity networks with student organizations.
  5. Integrated Strategic Diversity Plan Review – This subcommitteemaps current diversity efforts against Stockton’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 
  6. Social Justice and Education This subcommitteeorganizes programs, panel discussions, and research presentations by collaborating with faculty, students, and others whose academic fields or research interests address issues related to diversity and inclusion, whether national or global in focus.