There is an inseparable connection between academic excellence and diversity. Diversity can be broadly defined to include all aspects of human difference, including but not limited to, age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression and identity, language heritage, learning style, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, status as a veteran and world-view.
The Council on Diversity was convened by the Interim President to strengthen and reinforce diversity as an integral component of academic excellence as we prepare our students for success in a culturally and racially diverse society and workforce. The Council on Diversity guides the development of policies and processes that demonstrate Georgia Southwestern’s efforts towards diversity among students, faculty, and staff and also ensure a supportive, welcoming environment for every member of the campus community.
Members of the Council on Diversity include:
Dr. David Hunter
School of Education
Linda Randall, M.Ed.
Director of Academic Resource Center / First Year Advocate
Academic Center for Excellence
Dr. Joseph Comeau
Psychology and Sociology
ELI Director / Director of International Student Programs
English Language Institute
Director of Disability Services/Testing Center
Dr. Qian Wang
School of Business Administration