College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences Access, Equity, and Diversity Committee

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking members for the Access, Equity, and Diversity Committee. A committee description, contact information, and the link to the application for membership follows.

All full-time and part-time faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts and Sciences are eligible to apply and serve. Membership will be limited to a committee of thirteen and 2 co-chairs. Selection of members will be made by the AED co-chairs in consultation with the associate deans and dean of the College. 

The College Access, Equity, and Diversity Committee draws from the second strategic goal of the College to develop excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and students. Its scope is to propose and implement activities that explicitly address access and equity issues in our College’s teaching, research, and service interactions. The overall goal of the committee is to enhance the College’s ability to be a welcoming, supportive, and pluralistic environment in which all faculty, staff, and students thrive.  

The committee consists of 13 faculty and staff, 2 students majoring in a CAS program, and the chair appointed by the Associate Dean for Access, Equity, and Diversity, who serves as co-chair. Members are selected by application from across the four areas of the College (Arts, Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences) and serve for three years. A quorum shall consist of 50% of the total membership. The committee reports its recommendations to the dean and interfaces directly with Human Resources, The Office of Community Engagement, The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and its Centers and Offices, and The Office of International Programs.  

All full-time and part-time faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts & Sciences are eligible to apply and serve. Membership will be limited to a committee of thirteen and 2 co-chairs. Selection of members will be made by the AED co-chairs in consultation with the associate deans and dean of the College. 

Applicants will be notified no later than two weeks after the application deadline. For questions, contact co-chairs Drs. Dana Stachowiak, director for the Gender Studies and Research Center, or Michelle Scatton-Tessier, associate dean. Faculty/Staff applications due August 8, 11:59 p.m. Student applications due August 14, 11:59 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Application

Student Application