Council on Diversity and Inclusion

The functions of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI) are to advise the President and the Provost on matters of diversity and to engage in and facilitate long-range planning to accomplish the following:
  • Build an intellectual community that recognizes that diverse experiences create a rich educational experience for all students
  • Foster an inclusive campus climate
  • Foster the development of diversity-related competencies among faculty, staff, and students
  • Assess and identify trends, progress, and problems pertaining to campus diversity and climate
  • Facilitate University-wide dialogue to promote understanding and constructive exchange of views on matters of diversity

The Council reports regularly to University Senate.

Membership


Ron Scott, Co-Chair
Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity
scottrb@miamioh.edu

Jane Goettsch, Co-Chair
Director, Women's Center
goettsjm@miamioh.edu

Jennifer Patrick-Gaines, University Senate Liaison
Clinical Professor, Media, Journalism, and Film
patricj5@miamioh.edu

Administrative Staff (Continuing Terms)

Associate VP for Institutional Diversity
Ron Scott
scottrb@miamioh.edu

Assistant Provost for Global Initiatives (or designee)
Cheryl Young
youngcd@miamioh.edu

Director of Diversity Affairs (or designee)
Kelley Kimple
kinplekk@miamioh.edu

Director of the Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (or designee)
Tami Moore
mooretl3@miamioh.edu

Director of the Women's Center (or designee)
Jane Goettsch
goettsjm@miamioh.edu

Faculty and Staff

Members Serving 3-Year Terms
Representative Division/Organization Term Ends
Michael Vanni
vannimj@miamioh.edu
Biology
College of Arts and Science (CAS) 2020
TBD -
Thomas Garcia
garciatg@miamioh.edu
Music
College of Creative Arts (CCA) 2020
Carolyn Slotten
slottect@miamioh.edu
Family Science and Social Work
College of Education, Health, and Society (EHS) 2020
Amy Yousefi
moshiray@miamioh.edu
Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) 2020
Linh Dich
dichll@miamioh.edu
Languages, Literatures, and Writing
College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (CLAAS) 2019
Susan Miller
mille842@miamioh.edu
Education and Society
2020
Cody Powell
powellcj@miamioh.edu
Physical Facilities
Finance and Business Services (FBS) 2020
Gerald Granderson
grandegd@miamioh.edu
Economics
Farmer School of Business (FSB) 2018
Vanessa Gordon
gordonvd@miamioh.edu
Classified Personnel Advisory Committee (CPAC) 2018
Leslie Haxby McNeill
mcneillh@miamioh.edu
Unclassified Personnel Advisory Committee (UPAC) 2019
Sarah Thacker
thackes2@miamioh.edu
Languages, Literatures, and Writing
At-Large 2019
Todd Edwards
edwardm2@miamioh.edu
Education and Society
2019

Students

Undergraduate Students

Quentin McCorvey
mccorvql@miamioh.edu

ASG Diversity of Affairs Council Member
Courtney Rose
roseck@miamioh.edu

Graduate Students

Joshua Jones
jonesjb6@miamioh.edu

Graduate Students of Color Association Member
Courtney Allen
allencr4@miamioh.edu