Committees

Chancellor’s and Provost’s Committee on Access and Accommodations

The committee is responsible for raising awareness and improving accessibility on campus for people with disabilities. In addition, the committee is responsible for providing recommendations regarding accessibility, recruitment, retention and promotion (when applicable) of students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.

Chancellor’s and Provost Committee on Race and Ethnicity

The primary goal of the Committee on Race and Ethnicity is to advise the Chancellor and Provost on issues of race and ethnicity including climate, and the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students.

Chancellor’s and Provost Gender Equity Council

The purpose of the Gender Equity Council is to guide the implementation of initiatives and strategies that improve the representation of women at Illinois.

Chancellors and Provost’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer Concerns

The mission of the LGBT Concerns Committee is to provide advice and leadership on LGBT issues both for the LGBT Resource Center and the Illinois campus community.  The committee is responsible for promoting guidance on addressing the needs of faculty, staff and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities to help ensure a campus environment that allows full participation by all members of the campus community in the University’s education, research and public engagement mission.

Diversity Realized at Illinois by Visioning Excellence

This working group is comprised of highly respected faculty with the goal of impacting the faculty hiring process to ensure that diversity and excellence are an inseparable part of the hiring process. Faculty peer education efforts related to t he search process should help to further the campus’ commitment to diversity.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee

Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee- The purpose of the MLK Jr. Planning committee is to develop programs which celebrate the mission of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through collaborative efforts between the University of Illinois Community and the Champaign-Urbana community. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee:
Dr. Ronald Bailey
Tekita Bankhead
Eric Benson
James Castree
Tori Exum
Katie Harmon
Tracy Kleparski
Jasmine McDowell
Victor Perez
Dementro Powell
John Race
Prince Robertson
Alicia Robinson
Beverly Smith
Alex Sune
Libby Tyler

Inclusive Illinois Committee

The Inclusive Illinois Committee is responsible for raising awareness and improving inclusion on campus for all people. In addition, the Committee is responsible for providing recommendations regarding diversity and inclusion in recruitment, retention and promotion (when applicable) of students, faculty, and staff.

Inclusive Illinois Committee:
Kevin Hamilton, Chair
Domonic Cobb, Vice Chair
Carrie Anderson
Francine Ausley
Karen Carney
Janice Collins
Kelly Cross
Julie Dowling
Jacob Frankovich
Cindy Ingold
Matthew Gilbert
Tracy Kleparski
Gina Lee-Olukoya
Aaminah Long
Mikhail Lyubansky
Pat Malik
Yara Mekawi
Julie Misa
Moira Nolan
Medra Roberts-Southerland
Jamie Singson
Ross Wantland

View the Inclusive Illinois Diversity Statement.