College of Arts and Sciences

CAS Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The College of Arts and Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Committee (CASDI) is charged to set priorities, recommend additional strategies as they arise, advise implementation, communicate with stakeholders, and help the college remain accountable by measuring, setting benchmarks, and reporting its efforts.

CASDI Mission Statement: CASDI works to understand and challenge the root causes of injustice and inequitable distributions of power. We strive to effect positive social, cultural, and institutional change.

 

2019-2020

Membership

Dates indicate final academic year of term.

Dr. Rachel Chrastil (2019-2020) and Dr. Randy Browne (2019-2020), co-chairs
Dr. Brent Blair (2021-2022)
Dr. Minnie Catral (2019-2020)
Ms. Madeleine Mitchell (2021-2022)
Dr. Kristine Suna-Koro (2020-2021)
Dr. Jamie Trnka (2020-2021)

2018-2019

Projects

  • Assessing areas of concern related to student academic success
  • Improving the hiring process
  • Enhancing the program review process
  • Improving mentoring for early-career faculty

Membership

Dr. Rachel Chrastil and Dr. Minnie Catral, co-chairs
Dr. Randy Browne
Dr. Norman Finkelstein
Dr. Waltke Paulding
Dr. Mary Stroud
Dr. Kristine Suna-Koro

 

2017-2018

Projects

  • Refresh the CAS Mission Statement
  • Create CAS website for resources on diversity and inclusion
  • Explore early-career faculty mentoring

Membership

Dr. Rachel Chrastil and Dr. Jennifer McFarlane Harris, co-chairs
Dr. Randy Browne
Dr. Minnie Catral
Dr. Norman Finkelstein
Dr. Mary Stroud
Dr. Kristine Suna-Koro