Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.29
Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2013
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University of Louisville
PAE-6: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mordean Taylor-Archer
Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs
Office of the Executive Vice President and University Provost
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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 :

The University of Louisville's diversity and equity committee is the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE). CODRE serves as the primary policy advisory group on issues of diversity and racial equality at UofL and reports to the President. CODRE stays abreast of relevant issues including, but not limited to: recruitment, retention, and promotion of faculty and professional/administrative staff from diverse populations; group-based inequalities and inequities; the academic success of a diverse racial and ethnic student body including retention, curriculum, and campus climate concerns; addressing sexist and racist conduct that impedes the educational mission of the university; and strategies and practices that support "education that is multicultural."


Members of the committee, including job titles and affiliations :

The CODRE commissioners for 2009-2010 are:
Anthony (S) Michael Interim Director, Cultural Ctr
(ex-officio)
Ben-Avraham (F) S. Michael Law Library
Brown (S) James Career Development Ctr.
Browning (S) Valerie Staff Senate Rep./
Career Service
Buchanan (F) Rhonda L. A&S Modern Languages
Buford (S) Brian Office of LGBT Services
Bunton (S) Vaquita Doss Industry Contracts
Carew (A) Joy Associate Director,
International Ctr
(ex-officio)
D’Antoni (F) Joan A&S English
Dix (S) Nannette B. College of Business
Duncan (F) Susan Chair, Commission on the
Status of Women(COSW)/
Law School (ex-officio)
Feldhoff (A) Pamela Biochemistry/Office EVPR
Funches (Student)Richard President, Association
of Black Students
Harris (F) Robin R. Law Library
Johnson (S) Harvey Affirmative Action
(ex-officio)
Jones (Student) Sam President, Society of
Porter Scholars
Joshua (A) Irving G. Chair Physiology
Lewis (F) Linda School of Dentistry
Liu (F) Weiling University Libraries
Owen (F) David S. A&S Philosophy
Pendleton (S) Kathy Disabilities Resource
Center (ex-officio)
Sharp (F) Charles L. Marketing
Sheth (S) Prafula UGA Administration
Stenger (F) Mary Ann A&S Humanities
Taylor-Archer (A)Mordean Vice Provost for Diversity
and International Affairs
Whitlock, (S) Diane President, Black
Faculty/Staff Association
ex-officio)
Williams (S) Andrew Chair, 2010-2012
A&S Academic Advising
Wilson (S) Linda L. Vice Chair, 2009-2010
A&S Dean’s Office
Zeng (F) Wei Bin Mathematics

A=Administrator; F= Faculty; S=Staff


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:

As the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, Mordean Taylor-Archer, heads up UofL's diversity office. She is responsible for providing leadership and working collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff and students to advance diversity on campus. Offices under her administrative purview are the Cultural Center, Women’s Center, International Center, Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice and the Office of LGBT Services. The office employs an Assistant to the Vice Provost and a Program Coordinator in addition to the employees in those offices reporting to the Vice Provost.


The number of people employed in the diversity office:
3

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:
Mordean Taylor-Archer, PhD

Diversity coordinator's position title:
Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs

A brief description of the diversity coordinator's position:

Mordean Taylor-Archer, PhD is the University of Louisville Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs. She is responsible for providing leadership and working collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff and students to advance diversity on campus. Offices under her administrative purview are the Cultural Center, Women’s Center, International Center, Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice and the Office of LGBT Services. Dr. Taylor-Archer serves on various committees including the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality, the Commission on the Status of Women, the University Community Partnership Board, Great Places to Work Executive Committee and African American Alumni Council, and chairs CODRE’s Campus Environment Team and the International Affairs Advisory Committee. She is the institutional representative for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Committee on Equal Opportunities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence.


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

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