DEI Executive Committee

The DEI Executive Committee assists the Office of Academic DEI on the design, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives that will embed a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the college’s curriculum, programming, and academic personnel in accordance with our academic DEI mission. The roles and responsibilities of the DEI Executive Committee include: 

Membership on the DEI Executive Committee is a two-year commitment with an option to self-nominate after a one-year hiatus from the committee. The DEI Executive Committee convenes monthly and has representatives from full and part-time faculty, staff, and administration.


Current DEI Executive Committee Representatives 

Name Role
TBA Interim Director of Academic DEI 
Danielle Alexander Program Coordinator, Academic DEI and ArTT
Marcelo Caplan  Associate Professor, HHSS 
Natasha Egan Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography
Michelle Ferguson  Assistant to the Director, Library 
Vi McMahon Undergraduate Student, Dance and Creative Writing
Dave Pabellon  Assistant Professor, Design 
Delia Pless Part-Time Faculty, English and Creative Writing 
Sayma Riaz Assistant Dean, Fine Arts
Clifton Simmons Part-Time Faculty, Comminucation