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Diversity and Global View Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Diversity and Global View Committee is to oversee and assist in the implementation of the College’s commitment to diversity and a global view.

Charter Sponsor: College Senate

Charter Contact: Committee Chair



(Total = 18)

  • 1 Administrative Services representative
  • 2 Student Affairs representative
  • 1 Registrar or representative
  • 1 Representative from Information Technology
  • 1 Director of International Education 
  • 1 Hiring Advisory Board Committee member
  • 1 Elected Non-teaching professional member (3 yr)
  • 5 One faculty representative from each Center (dean appointed)
  • 1 Appointed Classified member (1 yr)
  • 1 Student government representative
  • 1 Representative from the Rome campus
  • 1 Representative from the Cultural Series Committee
  • 1 Educational Technology representative

Standing Subcommittees

  • Standing subcommittee of 3 DGV members for DGV event approval as they arise during the semester.
  • Standing subcommittee of 3 DGV members to recommend DGV designation for courses to entire committee.
  • Chair elected annually by the committee.


  • Review procedures and activities associated with the implementation of the Diversity and Global View general education requirement.
  • Serve as the College-wide group with primary responsibility for coordinating the effective assessment of student learning in the diversity and Global View area.
  • Collaborate with the Curriculum, General Education, Art Infusion, Cultural Committees, Marketing and IT to ensure DGV infusion.
  • Make recommendations to the full College Senate and the VPLAA for changes and refinements to the DGV requirements and activities.
  • In addition to annual written reports, make periodic updates and recommendations to the College Senate and the VPLAA regarding committee actions.  

Does Not

  • Make decisions; discuss personnel issues; discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center
  • Continually investigate new ideas to integrate and enrich DGV offerings.
  • Communicate and share information with the other appropriate committees to coordinate related activities.

Diversity and Global View Committee