Specific Charges for 2013-2014

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  1. Recommend options for developing/expanding/supporting programs to build cultural understanding, inclusiveness, and support across campus related to different faith traditions.

  2. Continue to work with the Office of the Provost and other appropriate offices to monitor University processes documenting recruitment, retention, and graduation of underrepresented minority graduate students.

  3. Work with the Office of the Provost and with the Senate Committee on Faculty Development Diversity and Equity (SCFDDE) to continue to monitor the effectiveness of the school-level facilitators, and to assess the progress in implementing the University of Pennsylvania Diversity Action Plan.

  4. Related to the above, aid in identifying ways to strengthen and support the newly-instituted role of diversity search advisor.

  5. Review and discuss this Committee’s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given the highest priority for the committee’s work in academic year 2014-15.

Committee Members


Joe Libonati


Lubna Mian


Iris Leon


Reigna Austin
James Cornish
Ezekiel Dixon-Roman*
Chenoa Flippen*
Wei Guo
Jonni Moore
Reshma Munbodh

Graduate/professional students:

Paule Joseph
Johnna Marcus

Undergraduate students:

Thando Ally
Joyce Kim


Tia Dreher
Kristin Field


Erin Lemons*
Michelle Wells Lockett*

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.