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GEC Diversity & Equity Work Group

GEC Diversity & Equity Work Group

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Two GEC Members

  • Lalitha Nataraj
  • Paola Ometto

Seven Faculty At-large Representatives:

  • Tumay Tunur, Associate Professor, Kinesiology, CEHHS - Co-Chair
  • Gloria Pindi, Associate Professor, Communication, CHABSS - Co-Chair
  • Xiaoye She, Assistant Professor, Political Science, CHABSS
  • Xochitl Archey, Assistant Professor, School of Education, CEHHS
  • Suzi Van Steenbergen, Ed.D., Lecturer, School of Education, CEHHS

Administrative support provided by Gayle Feallock, Catalog Specialist, Academic Programs

Work Group Charge

To meet the DE graduation requirement, the DE work group will be responsible for review of DE proposals to ensure they meet the following criteria established by the GEC 2018-2019 DE Work Group

  • Course design must substantially address 3 or more identities, with focus on intersectionality, across the semester.
  • Course design must address concerns of knowledge, disposition, and skill as described in the DE Requirement Policy and in the DE Evaluative Tool.
  • In addition, the DE workgroup will advise and make recommendations about proposals and process to GEC
  • The DE workgroup will submit regular reports to GEC outlining their work and make agendas and minutes available to GEC.

Work Group Membership

The DE work group will consist of GEC and non-GEC members and advise GEC on DE proposals and process. Special consideration will be given to interested faculty members who have demonstrated expertise in the areas of diversity, cultural proficiency and educational equity. The membership of the DE work group shall consist of five members: two current GEC members and three faculty not currently serving on GEC. The DE work group shall elect its chair from among its membership. GEC will ask NEAC for a special call for applications to seat the non-GEC members of the DE work group. GEC will select GEC members for the DE workgroup based on interest and demonstrated expertise.