Diversity Committee, Faculty

Appointed by: President

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Risk Management

Number of Members: 9

Correct as of: October 2018

Purpose. Examine the diversity status of the faculty and Academic Affairs' professional staff. Recommend strategies for improving diversity at the University and College levels. The committee is to provide recommendations for improving diversity in the Division of Academic Affairs.

Appointments. The Committee shall consist of the following members: a faculty member from each of the academic colleges and Newton Gresham Library, and a chair. The President of the University shall make all appointments from nominations submitted by the Council of Academic Deans. The chair of the committee is nominated by the Provost and appointed by the President. The faculty members shall serve rotating three year terms. The chair will serve an indefinite term. Two nominations for each position on the committee shall be presented to the President of the University.

Committee Members

Chair: Indefinite Term

Valerie Muehsam, Business Administration


Term Expires August 31, 2021:

Donggil Song, Science & Engineering Technology
TBD, Fine Arts and Mass Communications

Term Expires August 31, 2019:

David Gangitano, Criminal Justice
Zijun Luo, Business Administration
Michelle Hoogterp, Newton Gresham Library

Term Expires August 31, 2020:

Mary Petron, Education
Ervin Malakaj, Humanities & Social Sciences
Dhitinut Ratnapradipa, Health Sciences

To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Heather Adams
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: heatheradams@shsu.edu