Committee Structure, Functions and Duties

  1. Reviews the Minority/Disadvantaged Annual Report.
  2. Oversees the development, review, revision, and implementation of the UWP Institutional Plan: Design for Diversity.
  3. Ensures that the activities of campus units comply with and enhance the goals of the Institutional Plan.
  4. Identifies and addresses problems faced by minorities within the University Community and acts as an advisory body to the minority/disadvantaged programs at UWP.


Faculty: (three faculty representatives with staggered three year terms appointed by the Faculty Senate upon recommendation of the Appointments and Elections Committee.)

Member: College: Term Expires:
Diane Benjamin EMS Mathematics 2004
Farhad Dehghan LAE Economics 2003
Osama Jadaan EMS General Engineering 2002
Students: (two)
Alan Halfen
Tricia Shoemaker
Academic Staff: (two)
Rita Rukashaza
Stephen Rocha
Ex Officio:
Asst. to Chancellor for Minority Affairs: Patricia Foster
Director of Ethnic Studies: Carl Allsup
Director of Women's Studies: Carmen Faymonville