AY 19-20 Membership, updated August 2019

Name Position Title
Ariel Donohue Chair Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Sarah Shannon Dean Representative Dean, College of Nursing
Abigail Richards Member Assoc. Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
Adam Edelman Member Assoc. Chief Information Officer, University Information Technology
Anne Cantrell Member Asst. News Director, University Communications
Camie Bechtold Member Senior Assoc. AD, Athletics
David Claudio Member Assoc. Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Emily Stark Member Director, Office of Institutional Equity
Franke Wilmer Member Dept. Head/Professor, Political Science
Jerico Cummings Member ASMSU Student Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Julian Collins Member Director, TRIO Student Support Services
Makiko Diehl Member Program Manager, Office of International Programs
Mary Miles Member Professor, Health & Human Development
Rebecca Belou Member Senior Data Analyst, Office of Planning & Analysis
Richard White Member Project Coordinator, American Indian Alaska Native Clinical and Translational Research Program
Tamela Eitle Member Vice Provost for Curriculum, Accreditation and Assessment
Walter Fleming Member Department Head and Professor, Native American Studies


The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council has been charged with:

  • addressing the Diversity and Inclusion Framework Report developed by the MSU community in AY 2016-2017,
  • identifying priorities within the framework,
  • making connections across the university towards achieving goals, and 
  • making recommendations to the Provost regarding diversity and inclusion issues


This council is comprised of members appointed by the Provost from various campus constituencies. Members include students, faculty and staff.

Meetings: Monthly

Related Documents:


Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council
Ariel Donohue, Senior Diversity and Inclusion Officer