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Student Recruitment & Retention
Co-Chairs: Jesse Martinez, College Assistance Migrant Program & Jeff Dodge, College of Law

Identify strategies for, as well as current barriers to, increasing the diversity of the University of Idaho student body by examining current recruitment and retention initiatives and developing recommendations for assessment, improvement and accountability.

Faculty Recruitment & Retention
Co-Chairs: John Mihelich, Anthropology & Angelique EagleWoman, College of Law
Identify strategies for, as well as current barriers to, increasing the diversity of the University of Idaho faculty, by examining current recruitment and retention initiatives as well as hiring and promotional policies and practices and developing recommendations for assessment, improvement and accountability.

Staff Recruitment & Retention
Chair: Elissa Keim, Human Resources
Identify strategies for, as well as current barriers to, increasing the diversity of the University of Idaho staff, by examining current recruitment and retention initiatives as well as hiring and promotional policies and practices and developing recommendations for assessment, improvement and accountability.

Multicultural Curriculum & Co-Curriculum Development
Chairs: Rodney Frey, Department of Anthropology and Sociology 
Inventory and assess multicultural curriculum and co-curricular offerings university-wide and recommend strategies for increased diversity and cohesion within the curriculum and co-curriculum that reflect the interdisciplinary scholarship curriculum development evolution and co-curricular programmatic innovation in which the University is engaged.

Campus Culture & Climate Assessment & Continuous Improvement
Co-Chairs: Jane Baillargeon, Institutional Research and Assessment; Brian Hopper, Counseling and Testing Center; Rula Awwad-Rafferty, Architecture & Interior Design
Assess campus climate and make recommendations for improvement framed by the University strategic plan and presidential priorities.

Community & State-Wide Engagement
Co-Chairs: John Foltz, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Priscilla Salant, Director, Office of Community Partnerships
Inventory diversity-focused statewide programs and outreach and recommend innovative approaches for integrated and strategically planned diversity goals and objectives that engage the many communities served by the University of Idaho.