Resolution in support of the Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

Resolved, That the Academic Senate commend the creation of the faculty position within the Academic Affairs division of Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence as a first step toward addressing issues raised in the Academic Senate and its Ad Hoc Diversity Committee concerning the need to create an environment that will lead to increased diversity at Sonoma State University; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate and its committees encourage collaboration with the Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence to address the aforementioned need; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate commend the appointment of Elisa Velazquez-Andrade as the first Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence as a wise choice of a dedicated and qualified individual.

Approved by the Senate 9/16/10