2011-12 Committees of the University

Unity in Diversity Steering Committee

Membership of Unity in Diversity Steering Committee

  1. The Unity in Diversity Steering Committee is directly responsible to the vice president for student affairs and enrollment management and shall consist of personnel as listed below under membership. Appointments will be made by the relevant campus student organization, administrative unit or entity. The faculty members at large shall be nominated by the Faculty Senate. The supportive professional staff representative and the operating staff representative shall be nominated by their respective councils.

    The vice president for student affairs and enrollment management may appoint up to three additional voting members in order to include under-represented university constituencies. Those members shall serve one-year renewable terms. Terms of service for all other members shall be two years not limited to one term, unless otherwise stated, and staggered to provide overlapping membership. All terms commence August 15. Each Unity in Diversity Steering Committee member shall have one vote.

    The vice president for student affairs and enrollment management shall appoint a chair in the spring for the succeeding two years. The student co-chair(s) shall be appointed by the Campus Activities Board/Unity in Diversity. One of the Student Association representatives shall be the Student Association director of cultural affairs or designee.

  2. The duties of the Unity in Diversity Steering Committee shall be to coordinate the university's unity in diversity activities and calendar of events designed to acknowledge, educate, and celebrate the diversity of the Northern Illinois University campus community relative to race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and physical ability.

Unity in Diversity Steering Committee

The UIDSC sets its meeting schedule in the fall per committee members' availability.

MEMBERSHIP
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Nancy Schuneman
Nancy Schuneman
 
Center for Black Studies 
Derrick Smith
Derrick Smith
 
Educational Services & Programs
 
Jerry Wright
 
Faculty-at-large (2)
Sue Willis
Sue Willis
 
David Valentiner (Shanthi Muthuswamy for Valentiner Fall 2010)
Sonya Armstrong
Sonya Armstrong
Operating Staff
Michele Stieren Susie Hill (for Stieren)  
Supportive Professional Staff
Megan Gerken
Megan Gerken
 
University Libraries
Ladislava Khailova
Ladislava Khailova
 
Latino Resource Center
*Angelica Mendoza
*Angelica Mendoza
 
Women's Resource Center
Jill Dunlap
Carrie Williams
 
Campus Activities Board (2)
  Tiera Fitch
 
Center for Accessibility Resources
Garth Rubin
Garth Rubin
 
Division of Student Affairs (2)
Brent Klingemann
Chrissy Tluczek
Michele Stieren
Chrissy Tluczek
Michele Stieren
Student Involvement & Leadership Development
Karla Neal
Destiny Riley (for Neal)
 
Residence Hall Association
Jonathan Kite
Jasmine Riley
Student Association (3)
Alyssa Ford
Daniela Miteva
Deldric Henderson
Tashyana Wells
Mike Theodore
Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Molly Holmes
Molly Holmes
 
Underrepresented University Constituencies (3)
1-year renewable terms
Bobby Wilkerson
Jill Zambito
Jonathan Young-Lai
Bobby Wilkerson
Shanti Muthuswamy
Michelle Bringas
 

* chair