Membership

Advisory Council

  • Kimberly Hewitt
    Vice President for Institutional Equity (Co-Chair)
  • Abbas Benmamoun
    Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement (Co-Chair)
  • Sherilynn Black
    Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement (Co-Chair)
  • Merlise Clyde
    Professor of Statistical Science (Co-Chair)
  • Leigh-Anne Royster
    Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, OIE (Co-Chair)
  • Charmaine Royal
    Professor of African & African American Studies (Co-Chair)
  • Tracey Temne
    Associate Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Stewardship, Alumni Engagement and Development (Co-Chair)
  • Mark Anthony Neal
    James B. Duke Distinguished Professor and Chair, African and African American Studies(Co-Chair)
  • Angela Chung
    Alumna
  • Antwan Lofton
    Vice President for Human Resources
  • Bill Boulding
    Dean, Fuqua School of Business
  • Chris Simmons
    Vice President for Government Relations
  • David Kennedy
    Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Development
  • Deondra Rose
    2023-24 President’s Fellow and Chair, President’s Council on Black Affairs
  • Edgardo Colón-Emeric
    Dean, Divinity School
  • Gary Bennett
    Dean, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
  • Ian Brown
    Vice President and Chief Diversity and Belonging Officer, DUHS
  • Jasmine Hughes
    Alumna, Duke Pre-College Instructor
  • Jerome Lynch
    Dean of Pratt School of Engineering
  • John Noonan
    Vice President for Facilities
  • Joseph Salem
    Vice Provost for Library Affairs
  • Judith Kelley
    Dean, Sanford School for Public Policy
  • Kerry Abrams
    Dean, School of Law
  • Lori Bennear
    Interim Stanback Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • Leigh Goller
    Chief Audit Risk and Compliance Officer
  • Mary Klotman
    Dean, School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Duke University
  • Mary Pat McMahon
    Vice President/Vice Provost for Student Affairs
  • Nicole De Brigard
    Alumna
  • Nina King
    Vice President, Director of Athletics
  • Rhonda Brandon
    Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, DUHS
  • Stelfanie Williams
    Vice President for Durham Affairs
  • Suzanne Barbour
    Dean, The Graduate School
  • Tracy Futhey
    Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
  • Trina Jones
    Chair, Academic Council

Subcommittees

Campus & Climate Assessment Subcommittee

Merlise Clyde
Professor of Statistical Science (Co-Chair)

Sherilynn Black
Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement (Co-Chair)

  • Adrienne Stiff Roberts,
    Professor
  • Annaleise Linkenhoker,
    Undergraduate Student
  • David Jamieson Drake,
    Associate Vice Provost and Director
  • Denise Motley,
    Assistant Vice President
  • Jay Pearson,
    H. M Foundation Associate Professor
  • Jessica Sperling,
    Lead of Applied Research, Eval, and Engagement
  • John Klingensmith,
    Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Lee Baker,
    Professor
  • Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel,
    Director of Undergraduate Studies + Professor of the Practice
  • Molly Weeks,
    Director of Research
  • Pat Hull,
    Associate Director
  • Rebecca Redmond,
    Director of Assessment and Research
  • Rick Larrick,
    Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Professor
  • Sandy Darity,
    Samuel D. Cook Professor
  • Tomi Akinyemiju,
    Professor
  • Trent Ollerenshaw,
    PhD Student
  • Tuere Bowles,
    Assistant Vice President

Communications Subcommittee

Tracey Temne
Associate Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Stewardship, Alumni Engagement and Development (Co-Chair)

Mark Anthony Neal
James B. Duke Distinguished Professor and Chair, African and African American Studies (Co-Chair)

  • Alyssa Gabbidon,
    Undergraduate Student
  • Bernadette Gillis,
    Comms Strategist, EDI
  • Blyth Morrell,
    Assistant Vice President, Digital and Brand Strategy
  • Catherine Angst,
    Director of Communciations for Experiential Ed.
  • Dane Whicker,
    Assistant Professor, Psych and Behavioral Sciences
  • Drew Greene,
    Undergraduate Student
  • Jill Boy,
    Executive Director
  • Josh Socolar,
    Professor
  • Kathryn Kennedy,
    Associate Dean
  • Leanora Minai,
    Executive Director, Communications + Editor
  • Nan Jokerst,
    J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor
  • Natasza Gawlick,
    PhD Student
  • Paul Grantham,
    Assistant Vice President
  • Scott Behm,
    Associate Dean, Comms and Marketing
  • Warren Lattimore,
    ThD Student and Young Trustee

Education Subcommittee

Leigh-Anne Royster
Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, OIE (Co-Chair)

Charmaine Royal
Professor of African & African American Studies (Co-Chair)

  • Amiya Mehrotra,
    Undergraduate Student
  • Angela Chung,
    Alumna
  • Ashleigh Rosette,
    James L. Vincent Professor of Leadership
  • Candis Watts Smith,
    Interim Vice Provost
  • Eileen Cheng-yin Chow,
    Associate Professor of the Practice
  • George Khoury,
    J.D. Candidate
  • Grainne Fitzsimons,
    George C. Lamb, Jr. University Professorship of Business Administration
  • Jade Packer,
    Director of Community Initiatives
  • Jung Choi,
    Associate Dean for Global and Intercultural Formation
  • Kaitlyn Williams,
    Undergraduate Student
  • Karis Boyd-Sinkler,
    Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Keisha Williams,
    Assistant Vice President, Learning and Organization Development
  • Maureen Cullins,
    Co-Director, Multicultural Resource Center
  • Natalia Espinosa,
    PhD Student
  • Rana Reddy,
    Masters Student
  • Rebecca Rich,
    Clinical Professor
  • Jess Dewey,
    STEM Teaching Consultant
  • Judy Seidenstein,
    Associate Dean for EDI
  • Shruti Desai,
    Associate VP of Student Affairs
  • Stephanie Robertson,
    Assistant Dean for DEI
  • Yan Li,
    Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

Infrastructure & Policies Subcommittee

Kimberly Hewitt
Vice President for Institutional Equity (Co-Chair)

Abbas Benmamoun
Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement (Co-Chair)

  • Alison Ashe-Card,
    Associate Dean, DEI
  • Antwan Lofton,
    Vice President
  • David Bowersox,
    Vice Dean, Finance and Administration
  • Ed Balleisen,
    Professor + Vice Provost
  • Erica Taylor,
    Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Diveristy and Inclusion + Associate Chief Medical Officer of D&I
  • Jaylen Coleman,
    M.S. Student
  • Jen Vizas,
    Senior Director of Special Projects
  • John Clements,
    Associate Vice President
  • Kevin Thomas,
    Vice Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Mara Becker,
    Vice Dean for Faculty and Professor of Medicine
  • Mohamed Noor,
    Interim Vice Provost
  • Nicholas Chrapliwy,
    Alumnus + Spark Fellow
  • Nicole De Brigard,
    Alumna
  • Shanna Fitzpatrick,
    Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer
  • Vanessa Roth,
    Director of Strategic Initiaitives
  • Yadira Paz-Martinez,
    Undergraduate Student