There is an urgent and growing need for University action to achieve diversity among students, faculty, and staff, for at least four principal reasons: (1) the business/economic case; (2) the educational case; (3) the social justice case; and (4) the excellence case.
Document outlining recommendations by the task force.
Members of the Systemwide Task Force on Diversity
Louis Mendoza, Co-chair, Professor and Chair, Chicano Studies, CLA
Anne L. Taylor, Co-chair, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor, Department of Medicine, Medical School
David Weissbrodt, Co-chair, Regents Professor and Fredrikson & Byron Professor, Law School
Heidi Barajas, Associate Professor, General College
Roberta Cordano, Director, Office of Disability Services, Office for Multicultural & Academic Affairs
Sandy Harris, former Vice President for Global Diversity, Thomson Corporation
Evy LaChapelle, Executive Assistant, Budget Office, Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
James Morales, Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Services, University of Minnesota Morris
K.K. Sinha, Professor, Department of Operations & Management Sciences, Carlson School of Management
Noobtsaa Philip Vang, Student, Institute of Technology
Karen Zentner Bacig, Staff to the task force, Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost
Mendoza, Louis; Taylor, Anne; Weissbrodt, David.
Transforming the University Recommendations of the Systemwide Task Force on Diversity.
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