University Equity Issues Committee
To assist in the implementation, monitoring, and review of equity policies and procedures.
Faculty members, one from each college, and Kent Library, to be nominated by the Faculty Senate Membership Committee, will serve 3-year appointments. (Per Faculty Handbook policy, "Faculty members who serve full terms on University Standing Committees cannot succeed themselves.) One student member is nominated by the President of Student Government and appointed by the President for a one-year term. Representatives from the Professional Staff Council and CTS Staff Council are nominated by the Councils and appointed by the President for one-year terms. Other members are appointed by the President and are non-rotating members.
AY 2013-2016 Kathy Ham, Health & Human Services
AY 2012-2015 Lisa Speer, Kent Library
AY 2012-2015 Scott Brandhorst, Liberal Arts
AY 2012-2014 Julie Ray, Education
AY 2012-2014 Jian Peng, Science, Technology & Agriculture
AY 2012-2014 Mary Johnson, Business
AY 2013 Ally Melvin
Professional Staff Council Representative
AY 2013 Emily Oliveira
CTS Staff Council Representative
AY 2013 Mary Christy
Other Members to be Appointed by the President
N/R Jim Cook, Director, Human Resources
N/R Dennis Holt, Dean of Students
N/R (Vacant), Assistant to the President for Equity & Diversity Issues
NOTE: College of Science, Technology, & Agriculture (ST&A) - Faculty Representatives: (Action to be taken as a result of the merged School of Polytechnic Studies and College of Science & Mathematics) Faculty reps for the ST&A will complete their current terms on committees; however, when a term expires, appropriate action should be taken whether their position should be filled or deleted - based on the faculty representative description in the membership charge of each committee.