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UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University.

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Erin James, Chair

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Ubuntu is the University of Idaho's guiding philosophy that emphasizes the interconnectedness of being human and living in interdependent communities. We place a high premium on dignity, compassion, humaneness and respect for humanity and each other — every member of our university community.

The committee focuses on the needs of students, staff and faculty to enhance the experience of academic and work life with particular attention to under-represented groups on campus.


  • Review university policy and programs affecting under-represented and/or under-served students in consultation with various representatives from student services and programs
  • Recommend changes and additions to university policies and programs that enhance student academic success
  • Promote values of respect, understanding and equality within a diverse university experience


Erin James, Chair | Email
Brooke Hardy | Email
Robert Heckendorn | Email
S.J. Jung | Email

Jeffrey A. Dodge | Email
Eric Matson | Email
Carolyn Todd | Email

Yolanda Bisbee | Email
Diversity & Human Rights CDO (Chief Diversity Officer)

Leathia Botello | Email
Dir/Multicult. Affairs (or designee)

Ashley Ding | Email
Dir. Interntl. Prog. (or designee)

Aarika Dobbins | Email
Coord./Disab. Sup Serv (or designee)

Izaiah Dolezal | Email
ASUI Director of Diversity Affairs (or designee)

Vivi Gonzales | Email
Student (under-represented/served)(ASUI)

Elissa Keim | Email
Human Resources Rep. (or designee)

Julia Keleher | Email
LGBTQA Coordinator (or designee)

Rhylee Marchand | Email
Student (under-represented/served)(GPSA/SBA)

Lysa Salsbury | Email
Dir/Women's Center (or designee)

Jessica Samuels | Email
Coord./Stud. Sup Serv (or designee)

Sydel Samuels | Email
Dir. Native American Student Center or Tribal Liaison (or designee)

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Erin James, Chair

Mailing Address:


Contact Us

Erin James, Chair

Mailing Address: