Diversity Committee


The Academic Senate Diversity Committee identifies strategies for ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusivity at Cal Poly. The committee informs and makes recommendations to the Academic Senate on these issues, evaluates related university policies and procedures, and collaborates with stakeholders across campus, including the Office of University Diversity and Equity, Academic Affairs, and appropriate student groups.


  • Discuss and possibly draft a resolution on DEI PLOs. AY 2020-21
  • Oversee the annual collation, presentation and sharing of data on the state of diversity at Cal Poly. Ongoing
  • Review proposals for the faculty Exceptional Service to Students (ESS) program. Ongoing


Winter Quarter 2021: TBD 

All meetings are held via Zoom. Please contact Sarah Best (sbest) for more information if you'd like to attend. 


Shall include voting General Faculty representative from each college and Professional Consultative Services. Ex officio non-voting members shall be the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion or designee, the Senior Vice Provost of Academic Programs and Planning or designee, the CTLT Inclusive Excellence Specialist or designee. The voting ex officio member shall be an ASI student representative.

2020-2021 Membership
Name Department College/Unit Office Phone Email (@calpoly.edu) Exp. Term
Adserias, Ryan Div&Inc Admin 62250 radseria EO (Div&Inc)
Bieraugel, Mark Library PCS 66247 mbieraug 2021
Day, Miran Landscape Arch CAED 61773 miday 2022
Deif, Ahmed IT&P OCOB 61213 adeif 2022
Lee, Jean Materials Eng CENG 66571 jlee473 2022
McDonald, Sarah CTLT Admin 67635 smacdo05 EO (CTLT)

Nguyen, Michael


Admin 62246


EO (AcadProgs&Plng)

Pokharel, Siroj

AniSci CAFES 67134 spokhare 2021
Till, Jasmine Student ASI 61281 jtill EO (ASI)
Tseng, Marilyn (CH) Kines&PH CSM 62196 mtseng 2022
Villablanca, Francis BioSci CSM 62200 fvillabl 2021
Williams, Amber Psych&CD CLA 62004 awill101 2021

Committee Procedures:



Click here for 2020 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)


AS-901-20 Resolution on Recognizing and Supporting Faculty Efforts and Activities Towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - President Armstrong acknowledged and approved on June 29, 2020

AS-881-19 Resolution Establishing the Academic Senate Diversity Committee 

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