The Diversity Curriculum Review Committee (DCRC) is a standing subcommittee of the Curricular Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate.

students on campusCharge of the DCRC

The DCRC is responsible for the six-credit diversity requirement.  The charge of the Diversity Curriculum Review Committee is to:

  • develop, maintain and monitor the portfolio of academic courses and experiences in the Diversity Curriculum
  • review and approve proposed diversity courses
  • solicit proposals for courses that qualify for the designation of "Diversity Course" under categories D1 or D2
  • maintain and implement a policy for review and approval of substitutions and alternatives to the diversity requirement on a case-by-case basis
  • develop and oversee a mechanism for assessing outcomes of the diversity requirement
  • maintain and implement a policy for periodic review of approved diversity courses, stipulating revisions as necessary
  • propose suggested changes to the Diversity requirement, as necessary, to the Faculty Senate
  • support and develop the faculty's capacity to offer diversity courses


DCRC Membership & Chair

Membership on the DCRC includes:

  • one faculty member from each of the academic units potentially offering diversity courses (baccalaureate degree-granting colleges, schools, and the Honors College)
  • three non-voting ex officio members (VP for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, the Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning, and the Chair of the Curricular Affairs Committee
  • up to two members appointed by the Provost or his/her designee, chosen with a view to maintain a diverse, balanced and effective committee
  • membership will not exceed 13 members, including the ex officio members
  • Members serve up to two 3-year terms, but may return to service on the DCRC after a hiatus of two years

The Chair of the DCRC is Pablo Bose.  Pablo is Associate Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences.

DCRC Member List

Diversity Curriculum Review Committee Members - 2017-2018
College/School name term
Agriculture and Life Sciences Sun, Tao 2016-2019
Arts and Sciences Bose, Pablo (Chair) 2017-2020
Arts and Sciences Flores, Yolanda * 2016-2019
Business (Grossman School) Pencak, Joanne 2015-2018
Education and Social Services Haines, Shana 2016-2019
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Sands, Jonathan 2016-2019
Environment and Natural Resources (Rubenstein School) O'Neil, Jarlath 2015-2018
Honors College Busier, Holly 2016-2019
Libraries Schaffer, Scott 2017-2020
Medicine Eyler, Evan 2016-2019
Nursing and Health Sciences Kasser, Sue 2017-2020
Chair Appointed Representative Macias, Thomas 2017-2018
SGA Representative Cobb, Starr 2017-2018
Curricular Affairs Committee Representative Vacant 2017-2018
Ex-Officio, non-voting members
Associate Provost Reed, Brian  
Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Heading-Grant, Wanda  
CAC Chair Almstead, Laura  
* Sabbatical Coverage    



2016-2017 Meeting Schedule and Materials

Waterman Sign

The DCRC meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 3:00 - 4:30 in Waterman 327 unless otherwise noted.

2017-2018 DCRC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2017-2018 DCRC Meeting Schedule
date agenda minutes
September 28, 2017 Agenda Minutes
October 19, 2017 Agenda Minutes
November 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes
December 14, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 18, 2018 Agenda Minutes
February 15, 2018 Agenda Minutes
March 22, 2018 Agenda Minutes
April 19, 2018 No Meeting No Minutes
May 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes

2016-2017 DCRC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2016-2017 DCRC Meeting Schedule
date agenda minutes
September 15, 2016 Agenda Minutes
October 20, 2016 Agenda Minutes
November 17, 2016 Agenda Minutes
December 15, 2016 Agenda Minutes
January 19, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes
March 16, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 20, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 18, 2017 Agenda Minutes