Diversity and Inclusion Committee
This university-wide committee is charged with improving our campus climate with respect to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Shantey Hill, Co-Chair
Vice President of Student Life and Campus Services, Chair for Physical Education
Heather Barry, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of History
D'adra Crump, EMBA/MS
Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator
Maria Montoya, Ph.D., Brooklyn Faculty Representative
Professor of Spanish and Associate Chair
TBD, Brooklyn Faculty Representative
Angela Diaz, Brooklyn Staff Representative
Assistant Dean, Preceptor
Eunah Lee, Ph.D., Long Island Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Harry Voulgarakis, Ph.D., BCBA, Long Island Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor, Child Study
Melody Cope, Long Island Staff Representative
Director of Athletics and Recreation/SWA
Areas of Focus
- Equitable Access: Responsible for enhancing and/or developing college policies and procedures to support the development of a more diverse and inclusive campus community at all levels.
- Learning & Development: Responsible for providing the University with the education and tools to explore concepts related to identity, diversity and inclusion. The purpose is to raise awareness and promote dialogue.
- Institutional Awareness: Responsible for providing guidance on how to amplify the University’s commitments for diversity, equity and inclusion
External Diversity and Inclusion Committee
The External Diversity and Inclusion Committee provides a forum for the University to bring together a cross-section of community and religious leaders to serve as a resource to assist the University in furthering its goal "To promote a diverse and inclusive environment that aligns with the University's mission to serve a diverse student population and that affirms the dignity, freedom, and value of each person." This group meets on an annual basis with SJNY faculty and administrators.
Questions, suggestions, and/or concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion please contact [email protected].