To provide university-wide leadership in support of institutional diversity and a welcoming, inclusive campus. To recognize diversity as a source of excellence, enrichment, and strength for all members of the university community. The Commission’s efforts are to create a welcoming and inclusive campus grounded in mutual respect, nurtured by dialogue, and evidenced by a pattern of civil interaction (Pres. James Dean, email 7.8.19).
The Commission is formed around a common bond and a commitment to the advancement of historically marginalized/underrepresented groups, challenging stereotypes, eradicating systemic inequalities and oppression, and creating a campus climate of respect for all students, staff and faculty.
To work collaboratively with the Inclusion Council and the Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity (OCED) on issues of diversity and inequity. To create working groups and committees involved in awareness-building programming; and submit proposals for services, policy changes and practices that build safer, more welcoming, universally accessible learning, working and living environments free of physical, programmatic and attitudinal barriers.
To monitor campus for both discriminatory incidents and evidence of progress, sharing issues/concerns with OCED, and recommending action(s) to the Inclusion Council and other UNH governance groups.
To act as a resource/source for action items as identified by the President and/or other UNH governance groups.
|Office of Community, Equity and Diversity||Allyson Ryder (Co-chair)|
|COLA faculty||Mike Alvarez (Co-chair)|
|Office of Dean of Students, Asst Vice Provost Student Life||Shari Robinson|
|Admissions||Evan Beals, Nhien Quach, Cynthia Velasquez|
|Civil Rights and Equity Office||Vacant|
|Alumni Relations||Paul Chiarantona|
|Beauregard Center||Lu Butterfield-Ferrell, Brady Barre, Yashwant Prakash Vyas|
|Campus Recreation||Kayode Lewis|
|Career and Professional Success (CaPS)||Riannon Nute|
|Communication and Public Affairs||Jim Graham|
|Engagement & Faculty Development||Leslie Couse|
|Health & Wellness||Dawn Zitney|
|Human Resources||Kimberly Jennison, Jamie Racca, Anna Dulude|
|Military and Veteran's Affairs||Kalyn Ryll|
|Office International Students and Scholars||Vacant|
|Student Accessibility Services||Scott Lapinski|
|Off-campus Engagement||Jamie Silverstein|
|Stonewall Grads||Emily Whalen|
|Graduate Student Senate||Vacant|
|UG Student Senate||Emily Dennison, Dina Rahke|
|UG Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council Chairperson||Christian Katumba|
|OS Council||Janice Pierson|
|Post Doctoral Association||Mariah Livernois, Karina Sanchez|
|Faculty Senate||Meg Morgan|
|CEPS Faculty or Assoc Dean||Julie Bryce|
|COLSA Faculty or Assoc Dean||Vacant|
|HHS Faculty or Assoc Dean||Kelsey Boucher|
|HHS Staff||Aleah Fine|
|Paul College Faculty or Assoc Dean||Vicky Parker|
|Paul College Staff||Rachel Kim|
|UNH ADVANCE||Kate Siler|
|UNH Law School||Kathy Fletcher|
|UNH Manchester||Sarah Prescott|
|Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Ex-Officio||Nadine Petty|
|Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity : Ex-Officio||Sharon Tarleton|