Diversity & Inclusion Committee


Standing Charges

  • Organizes, schedules, and requests funding for annual diversity and inclusion training for staff senators and staff senate committee members.
  • Represents Staff Senate in campus and regional committees and workshops around diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Actively works to recruit a diverse and inclusive senate body through outreach and cooperation with relevant campus offices, departments, and organizations
  • Collaborates with standing Staff Senate committees and counterparts in Student, Faculty, and University Senate
  • Supports and promotes campus-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives 

Specific Charges

  • Holds supervisors more accountable through a 360 Review process
  • Collaborates with the (WIT) KU Support system (IOA, Ombuds, HRM, Vice Provost of DEIB)
  • Encourages supervisors to promote cultural competency and diversity
  • Reviews activities of Staff Senate committees related to the employee value proposition (Legislative Affairs, Personnel Affairs, and Professional Development) to ensure Diversity and Inclusion concerns are addressed


Important Links

Final Reports

Committee Meetings

  • All committee meetings run from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on the third Tuesday of the month. Please contact the chair for Zoom information.

Questions or Feedback?

Comments can be anonymous and will be received by the committee chair and chair-elect. Please include your contact information if you would like a follow-up.
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