|Submission Date||Nov. 9, 2012|
Eastern Connecticut State University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination
Energy Technical Specialist
Institute for Sustainable Energy
Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
The mission of the Diversity and Social Justice Council is to support and monitor the University’s evolution towards inclusive excellence through the promotion of coherence, cohesion, and collaboration of diversity initiatives and institutional structures within and across organizational systems at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Eastern Connecticut State University values the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Differences in race, ethnicity, national origin, class, religion, learning styles, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, ideology, and other aspects of human variation and characterization, including but not limited to those protected by law and CSU and Eastern policies, enrich the educational experiences and social and intellectual development of students and create a rich cultural environment. Eastern is committed to ensuring that regardless of their differences, all members of the Eastern community are challenged to achieve their full potential and are supported in their pursuit of that goal.
Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :
Eunice Matthews-Armstead Sociology firstname.lastname@example.org
Name Department Email
Angel Beltran Facilities email@example.com
Theresa Bouley Education firstname.lastname@example.org
Carmen Cid School of Arts & Sciences email@example.com
Walter Diaz Student Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org
Despina Messologitis Student email@example.com
Suzanne Dowling Counseling firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Dugan Sociology email@example.com
Carlos Escoto Psychology firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhona Free Academic Affairs email@example.com
Madeline Fugere Psychology firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeffrey Garewski Public Safety email@example.com
Jaime Gomez School of Edu & Prof Studies firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Hamilton Public Safety email@example.com
Susan Heyward Advising Center firstname.lastname@example.org
James Howarth Finance and Administration email@example.com
Edith Mavor Registrar firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Pernal Executive VP's Office email@example.com
LaQuana Price Admissions firstname.lastname@example.org
Pamela Starr AccessAbility Services email@example.com
Denis Ugurlu Student firstname.lastname@example.org
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
A brief description of the diversity office:
Eastern has an Associate Vice President within the Office of Equity and Diversity. There is also a diversity and justice council composed of students faculty and staff. This Office advises the President and supports the University community on hiring practices and procedures, affirmative action plans, equity policies and civil rights issues. This Office is also responsible for ensuring the University's compliance with all state and federal laws pertaining to equity and diversity. The Office of Equity and Diversity continues Eastern's efforts to promote a positive campus environment through the implementation of training and related services in collaboration with other departments of the University.
The number of people employed in the diversity office:
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Diversity coordinator’s name:
Diversity coordinator's position title:
A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:
Dr. Close will administer issues related to diversity and equity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination for the University.
Dr. Close will assume his position on June 1, 2012.
The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.