Skip navigation

University Standing Committees and Representative Groups

Institutional Diversity Committee

The purpose of the Institutional Diversity Committee (IDC) is to identify and address issues of inclusivity by constructively engaging the university community and advising the President on policies, procedures, and programs that encourage the university to live by the values expressed in our non-discrimination policy statement.




IDC Membership for 2018-2019


Unit Representation on Committee /Appointed Unit

Term end (June 30)

Charkarra Anderson-Lewis (Chair) College of Health, recommended by the Dean  2019
Elizabet Lentz-Hill (Chair-Elect)  College of Arts & Letters, recommended by the Dean 2019
No represenation Student Government Association Gulf Park  
Rida Hassan Student Government Association Hattiesburg Campus 2020
No represenation Alumi Association  
Michelle Coleman Colleg of Business, recommended by the Dean 2020
Kimbya Brown Graduate Schoool, recommended by the Dean 2020
Xiaojie Duan University Libraries, recommended by the Dean 2019
Marcus Gaut College of Nursing, recommended by the Dean 2019
Kevin Greene Honors College, recommended by the Dean 2019
Myron Labat College of Education & Psychology, recommended by the Dean 2019
Jona Burton Gulf Park Campus 2020
Thomas Burke The President/designaed representative of the President (ex-officio) Permanent
Jim Coll University Coomunications, Chief Communication Officer (ex-officio)  Permanent
Pattie Teague Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opporunity, Affirmative Action Officer (ex-officio) Permanent
Rebecca Maliey Title IX Office, Title IX Coordinator (ex-officio) Permanent
Valencia Walls Programs and Office of Multicultural Services, Coordinator  (ex-offico) Permanent
Paul Walters Office of Compliance, Director (ex-officio) Permanent
David Williamson Financial Aid, Director (ex-officio) Permanent
Krystyna Varnado Human Resources, Associate Vice-President (ex-officio) Permanent






Annual Report

Submitted 2018.