The President’s Commission on Diversity

The President’s Commission on Diversity is a board that works to assess the campus climate, support diversity efforts across campus, and advise the President on matters of social justice and inclusion. This board can be made up of faculty, staff, students, and community members. The current membership is as follows:

CHAIR:

Kyle O’Neill, SAGE Center

STAFF REPRESENTATIVES

Jane Bjerklie-Barry, Global Engagement
Tiffany Pena, Admissions
Diana Paquette, Purchasing

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES

Allison Estes-Browne

FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES

Michael Fischler, Education & Counseling Center Director
Filiz Otucu, Social Science
Alison Wenhart, Education
Francis Williams, Criminal Justice

The President’s Commission on Diversity can also help other groups with some funding for their diversity events. If you would like to apply for financial assistance for such an event, please visit the Funding for Diversity Events page.