Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.05
Liaison Jim Vecchione
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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Bryant University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Linda Lulli
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Human Resources
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:

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Bryant University recognizes that our position as a leader in higher education is determined both by the diversity of our campus community and our intellectual endeavors. Our commitment to link academic and social diversity for the benefit of the learning and living environment reflects its belief that excellence and diversity are mutually reinforcing objectives.

We also understand diversity as a global issue. We provide an education that offers our students the knowledge and skills to thrive in an age of global complexity and change. Our policies and programs nurture a pluralistic environment that honors human dignity, integrity, and rights.

Bryant University encourages members of its community to be independent, tolerant thinkers who possess the courage and patience to grow in their understanding of differences - whether they be ethnic, intellectual, physical, political, cultural, sexual, religious or economic. Doing so on a personal level reaffirms the critical role that divergent voices play in making Bryant University a world-class institution dedicated to teaching, learning, and producing new knowledge.

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Bryant University’s diversity initiatives are lead by a steering committee made of members of the University’s senior staff.

Bryant University 2012 Diversity Council of Champions Membership List:

Paige Andrews, Student
Gabriella Badaracco, Student
Kristin Biggins, Associate Director, Residence Life
Breanna Britto, Student
Cecelia Cooper, Strategic Marketing and Planning, University Relations
Shontay Delalue-King, Director, Intercultural Center
J. Thomas Eakin, Vice-President, Student Affairs
Jose-Marie Griffiths, Vice-President, Academic Affairs
Cara Hart, Manager, Employee & Labor Relations
Lorna Hunter, Vice-President, Enrollment Management
Bob Jones, Director, OPIR
Daphne Joseph, Assistant Director, Student Involvement
Judy Kawamoto, Associate Dean, Director of Student Involvement
Sherri Lowe, Student
Linda Lulli, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources
Janhavi Nerurkar, Student
Chirayu Patel, Student
Katie Phung, Student
John Rainone, Assistant Director, Department of Public Safety
Toby Simon, Director, Women’s Center
Bill Smith, Director of Athletics
Dawnette Wallace, Student

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