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Diversity Committees


Presidents Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI)

The President's Advisory Council on Diverstiy, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI), whose membership consists of faculty, staff and students, meets regularly to set goals and launch initiatives to improve campus climate with respect to diverstiy.  The PACDEI forms workgroups to conduct research on selected issues; analyze the findings; and make recommendations to the President.  


Chair: Bill Mandicott

President's Advisory Council on Gender Based Violence

The council was developed in 2011 to advise the President of Frostburg State University about issues that will create an environment here that supports all epople in an atmosphere of mutual resepct and understanding.  It is through this understanding that ultimately we will be defined as aprt of a caring community.  When people have a desire to understand anda ccept what is in another person's heart, only then is it possible to understand that gender based violence is a reaction borne of fear and anger and not of mutual respect and understanding.  

Chair: Julie Hartman-Linck


National Coalition Building Institute, Frostburg State Univesity Chapter

The national Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) was founded in 1984 ini Washington, D.C. as a non-profit leadership training organization.  NCBI works to eliminate predjudice and conflict in communitites throughout the world.  It is the goal of NCBI and Frostburg State University to build relationships that allow people to become allies, to increase the skill of listening to people, hearing their stories and understanding their issues to allow us to develop coalitions and reframe issues tow ork on commong ground. 

Director: Robin Wynder


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