CFPA Accessibility Diversity Equity Inclusion (ADEI) Committee

This standing (permanent) committee is comprised of representative students, faculty, and staff of the college. We are here for you - our community. We are charged with advising, promoting, and mentoring the efforts of the college to advance the accessibility, diversity, equity, and inclusion of its practices, pedagogies, policies, and procedures. Our mission is growing and changing as we continue to learn and implement processes throughout the college in order to create and support a culture of greater inclusion. Please let us know if you have any thoughts or concerns about ADEI in the college. We’re here for you!

Goals

  1. Convene to discuss known or potential concerns, successes and  insights gained which affect our college community.
  2. Identify those issues that are best addressed at the College level for further review.
  3. Inventory current ADEI efforts and programs underway within the College.
  4. Consider best practices from other universities and organizations.
  5. Encourage robust and frank conversations within the CFPA community.
  6. Assist the Dean in planning ADEI initiatives and policy improvements.
  7. Maintain a webpage or shared digital space that documents the Committee’s work.
  8. Submit a draft ADEI plan to the Dean with short and long-term goals and aspirations by the end of the Spring Quarter.
  9. The draft ADEI plan will be reviewed by the CFPA Faculty Governance Council at the beginning of Fall Quarter.
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We acknowledge that the work we do is on the unceded and traditional territories of The Coast Salish Peoples, and many other First Nations. This acknowledgment does not take the place of authentic relationships with indigenous communities, but serves as a first step in honoring the land we occupy. Please continue to learn more about the true stewarts of the area Western Washington University is facilitated from.

ADEI Resources at Western

Additional Resources for Improving ADEI

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ADEI Committee

Paula Airth

Associate Professor

360-650-3580

AA 264

Kamarie Chapman, MFA

Senior Instructor

She/Her/Hers

360-650-4687

PAC 385

Angela Kasper, PhD

Director of Choral Activities

She/her/hers

360-650-7290

PAC 043

Monique Kerman, PhD

Associate Professor

360-650-3804

FI 115

Darren McCroom, MFA

Associate Professor, Lighting Design

He, Him, His

360-650-4427

PA 295C

Justene Merriman

Multimedia Designer

any pronouns

360-650-3266

Remote. In-person by appointment

Lucas G Senger, MBA

Senior Instructor

he, him

360-650-4439

High Street Hall 19

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