Charge Description

  • Cultivate a welcoming environment that values diversity of people and perspectives in approaching the activities of the committee
  • Promote inclusive practices and multicultural competencies in initiatives, programs, selected speakers and other activities
  • Cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness in program planning
  • Designate a DEI advocate
  • Plan the annual research conference
  • Grow recognition and attendance of the ARC conference; and
  • Include staff liaison and council chair in communications.


  • Karen Steel, PhD
  • Judy Dubno, PhD

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