2018-19 Committees of the University

Committee for Academic Equity and Inclusive Excellence
(Bylaws, Article 15.9)

Membership of CAEIE

15.9 Committee for Academic Equity and Inclusive Excellence (CAEIE)

15.9.1.Composition Membership of the committee shall consist of the following:

Chief Diversity Officer, ex officio, nonvoting;
Director, Center for Black Studies, ex officio, voting;
Director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, ex officio, voting;
Director, Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, ex officio, voting;
Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, ex officio, voting;
Director, Disability Resource Center, ex officio, voting;
Director, Asian American Studies Certificate, ex officio, voting;
Representative from the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, nonvoting;
Representative from the Division of Student Affairs, nonvoting;
One faculty member from each degree-granting college, voting;
One equity team leader from each degree-granting college, voting;
Director, Testing and Academic Affairs Research Support, ex officio, nonvoting;
One supportive professional staff member, voting;
One curricular associate dean, nonvoting;
One undergraduate and/or graduate student, voting.

Faculty and staff members shall be appointed to serve three-year staggered terms beginning in the fall semester, not to exceed two consecutive terms. All other members, or their designees, shall serve continuous terms. Members shall be appointed by the Provost.

15.9.2 Chair The chair position of the committee will be held by the Chief Diversity Officer, and the directors of the academic diversity centers may serve as co-chairs as needed.

15.9.3 Duties The duties of the committee shall include the following:

1.  To identify academic achievement gaps among all students;

2.  To identify and implement effective, sustainable, and measurable intervention strategies to ensure equity for all students;

3.  To monitor academic achievement among students from underserved populations;

4.  To develop criteria by which the Human Diversity degree requirement will be satisfied;

5.  To promote multicultural curriculum transformation on campus in partnership with Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) and academic diversity centers by establishing faculty-mentored student research opportunities that impact diverse communities and transform curricula;

6.  To advise the provost and university bodies on multicultural curriculum transformation issues;

7.  To submit an annual report on activities of the committee to the provost;

8.  To regularly monitor available data on undergraduate student participation in multicultural and diversity centered academic programs, minors, and certificates;

9.  To support collaboration between academic centers' minors and certificates and NIU PLUS pathways;

10. To provide opportunities for faculty participation in academic diversity programs and initiatives.

Committee for Academic Equity and Inclusive Excellence

The CAEIE meets the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. 

MEMBERSHIP
2017-2018
2018-2019
 
2019-2020
2019-2021
* # Chief Diversity Officer Vernese Edghill-Walden Vernese Edghill-Walden
+ Director, Center for Black Studies    
+ Director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies    
+ Director, Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality    
+ Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
+ Director, Disability Resource Center
Deb Miller
+ Director, Asian American Studies Certificate
* Representative from the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Ed Klonoski
* Representative from Division of Student Affairs
Joy Mitchell
+ Faculty - BUS Sarah Marsh Sarah Marsh Sarah Marsh
+ Faculty - EDU Theresa Fisher Theresa Fisher Theresa Fisher
+ Faculty - EET Shanti Muthuswamy
+ Faculty - HHS Kari Hickey Kari Hickey Kari Hickey
+ Faculty - LAS Janice Hamlet Janice Hamlet Janice Hamlet
+ Faculty - LAW Karl Pettitt Karl Pettitt Karl Pettitt
+ Faculty - VPA
William Goldenberg
+ Equity team leader - BUS
+ Equity team leader - EDU
+ Equity team leader - EET
+ Equity team leader - HHS
+ Equity team leader - LAS
+ Equity team leader - LAW
+ Equity team leader - VPA
* Director, Testing and Academic Affrairs Research Support
+ Supportive Professional staff Michelle Pickett Michelle Pickett Michelle Pickett
* Curricular assodiate dean
+ Undergraduate and/or graduate student


* nonvoting
+ voting
# chair