The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion would like to thank Marcy Schnitzer and Jane Wemhoener for their facilitation of the cross divisional work groups and  writing the 2013-18 DSP.

The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion would like to thank the following for their assistance in the development of this plan:

Planning Group

  • Kristen Bush, Assistant Provost, Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • David Kniola, Assistant Director, Office of Assessment and Evaluation
  • Mary Beth Dunkenberger, Senior Program Director, Institute for Policy and Governance
  • Suzanne Lo, Project Associate, Institute for Policy and Governance
  • Martha Glass, Associate Director of Administration for Assessment, Division of Student Affairs
  • Holly Lesko, Community Engagement Research Faculty, Institute for Policy and Governance
  • Sarah Buckalew, Graduate Assistant, Institute for Policy and Governance

Cross Divisional Work Group

  • Donald Back, Director, Language and Culture Institute
  • Tom Brown, Jr., Dean of Students
  • Candice Clemenz, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, Pamplin College of Business
  • Giselle Datz, Assistant Professor, Government and International Affairs, School of Public and International Affairs
  • Karen DePauw, Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education
  • Tom Ewing, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Director, College Diversity Initiatives, College of
    Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • Richard Ferraro, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Roger Harris, Professor and Department Head, Department of Horticulture
  • Natalie Hart, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President
  • Chris Helms, Associate Director of Athletics for Olympic Sports, Department of Athletics
  • Jennifer Hodgson, Associate Dean for Professional Programs, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Sunnie Hughes, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
  • Hal Irvin, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Charla Lancaster, Director of Assessment and Library Access Services, University Libraries
  • Pam Linkous, Director, Human Resources and Diversity Management, Department of Athletics
  • Alejandra Medina-Flintsch, Senior Research Associate, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
  • W. Edward Monroe, Professor, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dayna Murphree, Teaching Faculty, Department of Religion and Culture; Co-Chair, LGBT Faculty/Staff Caucus
  • Jennifer Nardine, Librarian for Performing Arts and Foreign Language, University Libraries
  • Ellen Plummer, Assistant Provost, Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost
  • Karen Eley Sanders, Associate Vice President for Student Success, Office of Student Success Initiatives
  • Guy Sims, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Division of Student Affairs
  • Bob Smith, Associate Dean for Engagement and Head, Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, College of Natural
    Resources and Environment
  • Amanda Snediker, Food Production Manager, Dining Services-Dietrick
  • Yannis Stivachtis, Associate Professor/Director of International Studies, Department of Political Science
  • Elizabeth Tranter, Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Lisa Tucker, Program Chair/ Interior Design Program Chair, School of Architecture and Design
  • Charlotte Waggoner, University Biosafety Officer, Environmental Health and Safety
  • Tyler Walters, Dean, University Libraries
  • Damion Waymer, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
  • Ray Williams, Jr., Director, Multicultural Programs and Services, Division of Student Affairs
  • David Winston, Extension Dairy Scientist, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

The following university offices/entities reviewed this Diversity Strategic Plan:

  • Office of the President
  • Senior Vice President and Provost
  • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Visitors
  • Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and University Registrar
  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Black Faculty/Staff Caucus
  • Caucus Group Chairs
  • Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity
  • Executive Director of Equity and Access
  • Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Dean of Students
  • Associate Vice President for Student Success
  • Academic Affairs Council of the Provost’s Office
  • Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • Assistant Director Office of Assessment and Evaluation
  • Vice President and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education
  • Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • College and Non-college Diversity Chairs
  • Staff of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity Strategic Plan 2013-2018

Institutional Research

Other Resources

Diversity Strategic Plan