Miami University Libraries' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
Sponsor: Jerome Conley (he/him/his)
Members: Laura Birkenhauer (she/her/hers), Mark Dahlquist (he/him/his), Autumn Griffie (she/her/hers), Jennifer Hicks (she/her/hers), Rachel Makarowski (she/her/hers), Brea McQueen (she/her/hers), Abi Morgan (she/her/Ms.), Candace Pine (she/her/hers), Elizabeth Staarmann (she/her/hers), Rich Wisneski (he/him/his), and Rob O'Brien Withers (he/him/his)
Charge: The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee is a standing committee that provides DEI recommendations for actions, ensures alignment with campus priorities, fosters DEI partnerships within and outside of the Miami community, and develops task forces with focused DEI initiatives and projects.
Vision: Miami University Libraries' DEI committee provides leadership by empowering discourse and initiatives while advocating for demonstrable systemic and policy change to create an inclusive, collaborative, diverse, and just library environment.
*Served as co-chair