SADEI Committee

Meet the Student Affairs Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

  • Lisha Maddox, Chair, Director, Student Success
  • Henry Ward, Assistant Dean, Ethnic & Intercultural Services
  • Csilla Samay, Assistant Dean for International Students & Initiatives
  • Patrick Furlong, Director, Center for Service and Action
  • Dino Entac, Assistant Director for Resident Ministry and Leadership, Student Housing
  • Alyssa Perez, Assistant Director, Alternative Breaks, Center for Service & Action
  • Jamal Epperson, Resident Director, Student Housing

Email the SADEI Committee.

Committee Charge

The overarching purpose of the Student Affairs Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee is to review policies, practices, and procedures throughout the Division to determine where we can do better regarding equity and justice for our most vulnerable populations. The committee will create and implement a strategic plan for the essential and critical work of diversity, equity, inclusion and access for staff and our students, and make this a continuous priority of the Division and university.

Committee Structure

In the spirt of teamwork, the steering committee will employ a shared governance model. The chair will gather the group at the beginning and end of every academic year and facilitate the creation of the year’s master list of goals and outcomes for the committee, discuss strengths of the members of the committee, and assess progress. Each member of the committee will be assigned a task/topic as their primary focus for the year. To provide structure for this process, the areas for the work of the committee will fall under the following categories or groups:

  • Systemic Analysis
  • Committee Administration
  • Policy and Procedure
  • Assessment
  • Staff EXP
  • Student EXP