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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Last updated April 05, 2021

The DEI Committee is responsible for coordinating and overseeing activities and events on campus involving topics focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The committee is comprised of faculty, staff, and students.

The DEI Committee was established with the goal of advancing positive change and creating a community where all students, faculty, and staff at Morningside are heard, welcomed, and supported.

Powers and Duties of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee:

  • To organize and execute activities throughout the year focused on conversations relevant to topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • To sponsor academic and cultural special events and programming pertaining to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • To cultivate and assess a campus environment that embraces diversity and inclusion; cultural awareness and understanding; and provides all students, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to celebrate diversity and self-identity.
  • To serve as a liaison and pipeline for discussions and ideas regarding diversity originating from various offices and organizations across campus.

DEI Events and Opportunities
Watch this space for upcoming opportunities and recordings from previous events.

If you are interested in learning more about the DEI committee or if you need to speak with someone regarding an incident, please contact Andre McWell, Director of Persistence and Diversity, or any of the following committee members:

Contact
Andre McWell

Director of Persistence and Diversity

712.274.5318

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Contact
Stacey Alex

Chair, DEI Committee; Assistant Professor of Spanish

712.274.5487

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Carly Hanson

Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communication

712.274.5108

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Anni Moore

Assistant Professor of Biology

712.274.5244

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Mitch Keller

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

712.274.5244

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Bryan Farris

Head Men's and Women's Swim Coach

712.274.5367

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