Core 2.0 Diversity Steering Committee

AY15-16 Membership; Updated October 2015

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CORE 2.0 Membership


Name Position Department Term# Ends
Cohen, Susan Chair History and Philosophy 1 8/14
Bennett, Robert Member English 3 8/18
VACANT Member Nursing    
Giusti, Ada Member Modern Languages 3 8/18
VACANT Member Health and Human Development    
Yamaguchi, Tomomi Member Sociology and Anthropology 3 8/18


Support development of CORE 2.0 Diversity courses; determine which courses fulfill CORE 2.0 criteria and approve them for a period of six years, after which they will be reviewed for continued inclusion in the core; determine which courses need additional development to meet CORE 2.0 criteria (may receive two-year approval); provide support for faculty teaching these courses by creating opportunities for faculty to discuss what the criteria are really calling for and how the learning outcomes might be realized; clarify goals of the Diversity area and recommend policies to address concerns that may arise; manage the assessment of all Diversity courses and make recommendations to the CORE 2.0 Committee.


As required


Voting Members: Six faculty members appointed by the Associate Provost from college dean and Faculty Senate nominations. Selection based on faculty demonstrated commitment to general education and to ensure broad representation.

Length of Term

Faculty: Three years, renewable, staggered


Current -- Susan Cohen
Title -- Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Appointed By -- Provost from college dean and Faculty Senate nominations.

Advisory To

CORE 2.0 Committee

Reports Due

As requested.