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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

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Diversity Committee

Purpose

The College Diversity Committee shall:  1) develop, monitor the implementation, and revise annually a strategic action plan for diversity for the College to be coordinated with Administrative Council; 2) provide leadership in the College’s efforts to improve student, staff and faculty recruitment, retention, support and mentoring, informed by regular self-study research in the college, and by the COE Alliance for Social Justice and Diversity; 3) work cooperatively on diversity-related issues brought to the committee by department chairs, the deans, other standing committees or the College of Education Alliance for Social Justice and Diversity; 4) recommend professional development activities to the dean; 5) consist of the faculty committee and two subcommittees, which will be dedicated to staff and student issues respectively; 6) convene voluntary sub-groups around strategic goals involving both members and non-members of the standing committee.

Committee Membership

2013-2014 Members:

Julie Rotholz

EDLP (2)

(2013-2015)

Lynn Harrill

EDLP (2)

(2012-2014)

Nick Mariner

EDST (2)

(2012-2014)

Kellah Edens

EDST (2)

(2013-2015)

Daniella Cook

ITE (2)

(2013-2015)

Beth Powers-Costello

ITE (2)

(2012-2014)

Toni Torres-McGehee*

PEAT (2)

(2012-2014)

Zach Kelehear (Ex-officio)

* Indicates chair of the committee

The Diversity Committee shall be comprised of seven faculty members, two each from each department, except Physical Education and Athletic Training, which shall have one, for terms of two years and the dean, or dean’s designee, as ex-officio member.

The staff subcommittee will include one faculty member of the diversity committee, and at least three staff members, including at least one from the general College staff, by an open solicitation, for terms of two years.

The student subcommittee will include one faculty member of the diversity committee, and at least three graduate students, with up to one from each department by an open solicitation, and two undergraduate students, selected by faculty nomination.

All full-time faculty members may nominate themselves to serve on the committee.

Ex-officio: College of Education Dean or Dean's Designee

Committee terms: two years

Meeting Dates

Date

Time

Location

Monday, 10/14/13

2:00

Wardlaw 117

Monday, 11/11/13

2:00

Wardlaw 117

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes

Minutes of meetings can be found on the College of Education Documents Page.

Other important links:

Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-7000 • info@sc.edu