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.


  • Review proposals for the faculty Assigned Time for Exceptional Service to Students (ATESS) program. Ongoing
  • Interpret and report annually to the Academic Senate on data collated by Office of University Diversity and Inclusion (OUDI), with specific attention to assessing data completeness and monitoring status of and trends in hiring, recruitment, and retention.  Ongoing
  • Discuss impact of Q2S conversion on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) policy and procedure and draft revision plans as needed. Ongoing through conversion
  • Review and modify committee procedures and bylaws as needed. Ongoing.
  • Explore the process of expanding services to include all university constituents into Cal Poly’s existing ombuds office in collaboration with the provost’s office and other stakeholders. AY2022-2023


Winter Quarter 2023: 

January 19, 2023 11:00am - 12:00pm

February 13, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm

March 8, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm

All meetings are via zoom. Contact Sarah Best for zoom information. 


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.

2022-2023 Membership
Name Department College/Unit Office Phone Email (@calpoly.edu) Exp. Term
Bee, Yvonne Student ASI 61281 ybee EO (ASI)
Bieraugel, Mark Library PCS 66247 mbieraug 2023
Dobson, John Finance OCOB 61606 jdobson 2024
Edwards, Louise Physics CSM 67674 ledwar04 2023
Hackman, Christine* (CH) Kines CSM 61363 chackman 2023*
Isom, Denise Div&Inc Admin 67338 disom EO (Div&Inc)
Lee, Jean  Materials Eng CENG 66571 jlee473 2024
McDonald, Sarah


Admin 67635 smacdo05

EO (AcadProgs&Plng)

McDonald, Sarah CTLT Admin 67635 smacdo05 EO (CTLT)
Nazmi, Aydin FSN CAFES 66183 nazmi 2023
Rong, Xiaoying Graphic Comm CLA 62027 xrong 2023
VACANT   CAED     2024

Committee Procedures:



Click here for 2022 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2022 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2022 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

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-928-21 Resolution to Include Caste Identity in Cal Poly's Statement on Diversity and Cal Poly's Non-Discrimination Policy

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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