IDEA Committee

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee serves as the SILS liaison with the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer.

The IDEA Committee documents and facilitates diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility initiatives within SILS in relation to faculty and staff recruitment and retention, student enrollment, curricula, research, and relationships with the professional and academic community.

2021-2022 IDEA Committee

Melanie Feinberg, Chair

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Vice Chair

Francesca Tripodi, Faculty Representative

Denise Anthony, Faculty Representative

Sayamindu Dasgupta, Faculty Representative

Lingyu Wang, PhD Student Representative

Master’s Student Representative, TBD Fall 2021

Undergraduate Student Representative, TBD Fall 2021

Alumni Representative, TBD Fall 2021

SILS Communications Coordinator, Ex Officio