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Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

Rather than a committee the university has established a Division of Diversity and Inclusion is charged with the responsibility to bring together resources, cultural centers and diversity programs across campus. The Division of Diversity and Inclusion provides focus, energy, support and leadership as Purdue University builds a more diverse, inclusive community. Through synergistic collaborations, the division seeks to:
-Create and sustain a welcoming campus where all students can excel
-Increase and retain the number of historically underrepresented and diverse students, faculty and staff at Purdue
-Prepare all students to thrive in an ever increasing diverse, global environment


Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :

-Dr. G. Christine Taylor, Vice Provost for Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer
-Shanna Brinegar, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity
-Renee Thomas, Director, Black Cultural Center
-Dr. Carolyn E. Johnson, Director, Diversity Resource Office
-Maricela Alvarado, Director, Latino Cultural Center
-Lowell Kane, Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center
-Dr. Ignacio Camarillo, Program Coordinator, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
-Felica Ahasteen-Bryant, Director, Native American Educational and Cultural Center
-Dr. Wesley Campbell, Director, Science Bound


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity committee is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity office?:
Yes

A brief description of the diversity office:

Bringing together resources, cultural centers and diversity programs across campus, the Division of Diversity and Inclusion provides focus, energy, support and leadership as Purdue University builds a more diverse, inclusive community. Our goals are to:
-Create and sustain a welcoming campus where all students can excel
-Increase and retain the number of historically underrepresented and diverse students, faculty and staff at Purdue
-Prepare all students to thrive in our diverse, global environment


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
25

The website URL where information about the diversity and equity office is available:
Does the institution have a diversity and equity coordinator?:
Yes

Diversity coordinator’s name:
G. Christine Taylor, Ph.D.

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Vice Provost for Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

Dr. Taylor provides strategic leadership for Purdue's efforts to embrace and promote diversity and inclusion with an emphasis on attracting and retaining a diverse student body, attracting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff, the creation of a more welcoming and inclusive environment, and working toward providing opportunities for our students to develop cultural competencies which allow them to successfully compete in the global economy. With reporting lines to the provost and president, Dr. Taylor serves as a member of the president's cabinet.


The website URL where information about the diversity and equity coordinator is available:

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