Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Chair: Raymond Joseph Nardella (rnardell@umd.edu)
Coordinator: Michele Reed (mereed@umd.edu)
Materials (for committee members only)

The Committee on Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion supports the efforts of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion by actively promoting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus that is free from all forms of discrimination. The committee forumulates and reviews policies and procedures pertaining to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion, including policies on non-discrimination and accessibility. 

The EDI Committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; five faculty members; three exempt staff members; two non-exempt staff members; two graduate students; two undergraduate students; and the following persons or a representative of each: the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, the Vice President for Administration & Finance, the Vice President for Student Affairs, and the Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zoom Agenda
Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Zoom Agenda
Monday, October 12, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zoom Agenda
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zoom


Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zoom Agenda
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Zoom TBD
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:30p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Zoom TBD
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Zoom TBD
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zoom TBD
Friday, April 30, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Zoom TBD
*Please contact the committee coordinator if you would like the link to attend the meeting.
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
20-21-03Interim University of Maryland Policy and Procedures on Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual MisconductUnder ReviewEquity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI) Committee
19-20-33Review of the University of Maryland Policy on Threatening and Intimidating ConductUnder ReviewEquity, Diversity, & Inclusion (EDI) Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Andemicael, LillianUndergraduate StudentBSOSlillianandemicael@gmail.com2021
Cousin-Gossett, NicoleFacultyBSOScgossett@umd.edu2021
Dixon Cravens, JenniferFacultyAGNRjdixoncr@umd.edu2022
Dula, BrandonEx-Officio - VP Student Affairs RepVPSAbdula@umd.edu2021
Dyer, TyphanyeFacultySPHLtyphanye@umd.edu2021
Ealey, JordanGraduate StudentARHUjealey@umd.edu2021
Fajingbesi, TemitopeFacultyAGNRtopefaj7@umd.edu2022
Hammer, DonnaExempt StaffCMNSdhammer@umd.edu2021
Karmiol, GraceEx-Officio - OCRSM RepPRESgkarmiol@umd.edu2021
Krafft, LeslieExempt StaffVPSAlkrafft@umd.edu2022
Martens, AnneEx-Officio - VP Administration & Finance RepVPAFamartens@umd.edu2021
Medina, BrianEx-Officio - Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion or RepPRESbamedina@umd.edu2021
Nardella, RaymondChairVPSArnardell@umd.edu2021
Padron, RonExempt StaffINFOrapadron@umd.edu2021
Rosenthal, LauraEx-Officio - Provost's RepARHUlrosent1@umd.edu2021
Salerno, JohnGraduate StudentINELjsalerno@terpmail.umd.edu2021
Valentine, CurtisFacultyPLCYcvalent2@umd.edu2022
Walborn, LaurieNon-Exempt StaffPRESlwalborn@umd.edu2022
Wimbish, DanaNon-Exempt StaffVPAFdwimbish@umpd.umd.edu2021