Committee on Intercultural and Global Understanding (CIGU)
IPPC Subcommittee Appointed
Function: The (CIGU) is a subcommittee of IPPC that advises the President and other
College offices and bodies as appropriate policy issues, practices, and procedures
relating to diversity, intercultural and global understanding, intercultural literacy,
issues of campus climate, and other matters related to implementation of Goal II of
the College's Strategic Plan. It serves as a resource for the three College officials charged with coordinating
and implementing the College's strategic efforts related to Goal II -- i.e., the Director
of The Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives, the Director of the Office of Student
Diversity Programs, and the Assistant Director for EEO and Workforce Diversity. And
it is the parent committee for the College's Bias Response Group.
Membership: Director of The Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives, Director of the Office of Student Diversity Programs, Assistant Director for EEO and Workforce Diversity, 2 faculty members elected for three-year terms (one of whom will serve as Chair) 2 students appointed for one-year terms by SGA, 1 support staff member elected for a three-year term by willingness-to-serve process administered by the Office of the President, 1 representative from the Office of Admissions appointed by the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, 1 representative from the Office of Off-Campus Study and Exchanges appointed by the Director of that office, 1 representative at-large from the Office of Student Affairs appointed by the Dean of Student Affairs, Director of the Office of Opportunity Programs or her/his designee, 1 representative from the Office of Advancement appointed by the Vice President for Advancement, 1 representative from the President's Cabinet appointed by the President, Executive Director of the Office of the President.