Commission on Human Diversity

Comission Description

Pursues the goal of having a university community where all members honor each other's differences. It sets priorities, monitors changes and educates the community in order to create an environment in which all members will receive proper recognition, encouragement and support. Meetings: third Thursday of the month during the semester. Terms: 2 years. Appointees: 10 of the 27 members

Reports to Administrative Council.

  • Membership

    Name

    Term
    Expires

    Jessica Robinson(College of Visual & Performing Arts Representative)**

    8/2022

    Laurie McMillian (Academic Dean/Director)**

    8/2023

    Hannah Hotalen (SCUPA Representative)**

    8/2023

    Stephen Stoeffler, Chair (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Representative)**

    8/2023

    Amy Pfeiler-Wunder (At-Large Faculty Member Representative)**

    8/2022

    Mark Wolfmeyer (At-Large Faculty Member Representative)**

    8/2023

    Lindsey Runell (At-Large Professional Staff Representative)**

    8/2022

    Patricia Brenner (College of Education Representative)**

    8/2023

    Rajeev Kumar (College of Business Representative)**

    8/2022

    Erica Stratton (AFSCME Representative)

    8/2022

    TBD (At-Large Professional Staff Representative)**

    8/2023

    Jerry W Schearer (GLBTQ Resource Center Liaison)

    8/2023

    TBD (Lambda Liaison)

    8/2023

    TBD (Commission of Status of Women Liaison)

    *

    TBD (Commission on the Status of Minorities Liaison)

    *

    TBD (Disability Services Office Liaison)

    *

    TBD (Women's Center Liaison)

    *

    Melinda Quinones (Multicultural Center Liaison)

    *

    TBD (Office of International Admissions Liaison)

    *

    TBD (Student Affairs/Dean of Student's Office Liaison)

    *

    TBD (SGB Diversity Council Student Representative)

    8/2022

    TBD (SGB Diversity Council Student Representative-Religious Based Group)

    8/2022

    TBD (SGB Diversity Council Student Representative)

    8/2022

    TBD (SGB Diversity Council Student Representative)

    8/2022

    TBD (SGB Diversity Council Student Representative)

    8/2022

    TBD (Non-Traditional Student Representative)

    8/2022

    Kevin Smyth (Graduate Student Representative)

    8/2022

     * Indefinite Term of Office
    ** Appointed by Committee on Committees

    Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

    Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

    Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.  

  • Mission & Bylaws
  • Meeting Times

    Normally meets at 11 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month during the semester.

  • Agenda & Minutes

    Click here to sign in an view available archived minutes.

  • Annual Conference on Human Diversity

    Each spring, the annual conference of Kutztown University's Commission on Human Diversity unites activists, scholars, students & the community for talks. The Commission's mission: advocating for the the rights and dignity of all people, all the time.

    Contact the conference chair: Jerry Schearer at 610-683-4923 or  schearer@kutztown.edu

Prior Conference Programs
2021
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

For more information please contact:

University Senate

Email: senate@kutztown.edu

Phone: 610.683.4675

Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.  

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