Ethnic Diversity Committee (EDC)



The Ethnic Diversity Committee (EDC) reviews policies and practices, evaluates, and recommends policies affecting minority faculty and students. ​​

EDC Scope and Goals 
  • ​Develop annual goals, review and revise past goals, and discuss, develop, and implement long-term goals; all goals should guide and rationalize the committee’s purposes as specified in the Bylaws of the Faculty Assembly.
  • Recommend or develop policies, programs, or activities for Assembly and administrative bodies that help create and maintain a vibrant academic environment for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Evaluate policies, activities, and programs that fall within the committee’s purview; these evaluative processes should be carried out collaboratively with academic-community bodies and members of the community potentially affected by such evaluations.
  • Consult with other committees of Faculty Assembly on matters related to the committee’s purview, policies, and activities.
  • Review and assure that policies and procedures related to the committee’s purview are fair and applied fairly to faculty.
  • Help develop and monitor programs and policies that support the achievement of the committee’s goals.
  • Help develop, enhance, and evaluate support networks and necessary services for faculty that affect the implementation and review of policies that fall within the committee’s purview.
  • Assure that students and programs are well represented in campus policies on and procedures relative to the purview of the committee.​


EDC Members


Name School or College
Thomas Beck, ChairAuraria Library
Carlos Reali, SecretaryCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
George K. QuansahCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Lisa KelleyCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
​Gabriel Zamosc RequerosCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Betcy JoseCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kemi AjayiBusiness School
Richard StrasserCollege of Arts and Media
Lucinda Soltero-GonzálezSchool of Education and Human Development
OpenCollege of Engineering, Design and Computing
Felipe BlancoSchool of Public Affairs
OpenCollege of Architecture and Planning


Current Meeting Materials

 Month AgendaMinutes
August 2023No Meeting Held 
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January 2024
February 2024No Meeting Held 
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Past Meeting Materials

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