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Office for Institutional Diversity

Allies of Diversity and Inclusion

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The following committees advise and support the Office for Institutional Diversity in its mission to advance and sustain an environment of internal equity, diversity and inclusiveness for members of the Boston College community.

The Executive Director of the OID makes strategic and policy recommendations to the DSC for action, and where appropriate coordinate with the Committee in developing action plans for managing diversity in the University.  The Executive Director and the OID provide administrative support for the DSC as required.

Current members:

Patricia Lowe   Executive Director, OID
Michael Lochhead  Executive Vice President, Office of the Executive Vice President
Michael Davidson, S.J.      Director, Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center
Joy Moore  Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Billy Soo  Vice Provost for Faculties
David Trainor  Vice President of Human Resources
David Quigley  Provost and Dean of Faculties, Office of the Provost and Dean of  Faculties   
Rocio Calvo Vilches  Associate Professor, Global Practice, School of Social Work 
Regine Jean-Charles  Associate Professor, Romance Languages & Literatures Department 
Jack Butler, S.J.  Vice President for University Mission and Ministry
Victoria Ang   Student in Morrissey College, Arts & Sciences, class of 2020
Kalkidan Tadesse  Student in Morrissey College, Arts & Sciences, class of 2021
Victoria Ang '20
Victoria Ang '20

The Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC) is composed of representatives from OID and each affinity group.  In addition to building relationships between affinity groups, the DAC is also charged with evaluating and providing feedback to OID on diversity initiatives and potential issues within the community.

Current members:

Abhishek Khattri & Erika Kiyono
Asian Pacific Islander Employees, APIE
Joane Etienne & Kristina Hall-Michel
Black Faculty Staff and Administrators, BFSAA
Chasneika Astacio & Ximena Soto Latinos/as at BC, L@BC
Colleen Olphert & Chris Polt
Lesbian and Gay Faculty, Staff and Administrators Association, LGBT@BC 
Noor Ibrahim & Sanaz Mohseni

Middle-Eastern Employees and Allies, MEEA@BC

Paula Grealish & Ann-Mary Spellman Staff Advisory Senate, SAS
Jeanne Levesque & Rosemarie Tagliamonte Women's Collaborative
Jack Spang Veterans Affinity Group