Diversity Council

This Faculty Senate council affirms and values the nature of diversity and promotes the establishment and further support of university education policies, practices, and programs related to the understanding and appreciation of diversity from a biblical viewpoint. It represents the academic arena and extended community of the university in matters pertaining to diversity and community demographic balance.

Voting Members

  • Charles Chen, Ph.D.

    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Michelle Cox, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)

    School of Education

  • Sam Girguis, Ph.D.

    School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Lawrence Santiago, Ed.S.

    School of Nursing

  • Ron Jewe, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)

    School of Business and Management

  • Elizabeth Lopez, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C

    School of Nursing

  • Alan Oda, Ph.D.

    School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Ismael Lopez Medel, Ph.D.

    College of the Arts

  • Kay Higuera Smith, Ph.D.

    School of Theology

  • Evelyn Shimazu Yee, MLIS

    University Libraries

Nonvoting Members

  • Everette Brooks, MBA

    Office of Military and Veteran Services

  • Keith Hall, Ed.D.

    Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

  • Aaron Hinojosa, M.A.

    Student Center for Reconciliation and Diversity

  • Kevin Huang, Ph.D.

    Faculty Senate

  • Joshua Morris, Ph.D.

    Faculty Moderator

  • Richard S. Martinez, Ed.D.

    Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence

Full Menu