The Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics (IDEA) Plan Revising Committee, with the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement, will be responsible for revising the Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics (IDEA) Plan (formerly called the Diversity, Inclusion and Academic Excellence Plan) that was authored over the summer of 2018. A review period involving several open campuswide forums to discuss the plan will take place in Novemer 2018.

Revising Committee Members

(Alphabetically)

  • Luke Anderson
    Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor, Budget and Fiscal Planning 
  • Alaina Beaver
    Initiatives Director, Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE)
  • Robert Ferry
    Associate Professor, History and Boulder Faculty Assembly Chair 
  • Bronson Hilliard 
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Academic Communications 
  • Merna Jacobsen 
    Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief HR Officer & Director, Organizational and Employee Development 
  • Alphonse Keasley 
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE)
  • Daryl Maeda
    Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Celeste Montoya 
    Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies 
  • Colleen Newman
    Director, Office of Admissions
  • Jesse Niebaum
    Graduate Student, Psychology and Neuroscience 
  • Varsha Rao
    Graduate Student
  • Gabriela Ariana Terrones-Garcia
    Undergraduate Student
  • Kristi Wold-McCormick 
    University Registrar, Office of the Registrar

Authoring Committee Members

(Alphabetically)

  • Alaina Beaver
    Initiatives Director, Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE)
  • Dyonne Bergeron
    Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs 
  • Ceal Barry
    Senior Associate Athletics Director 
  • Anna Spain Bradley 
    Associate Professor, Colorado Law
  • Javan Carter
    Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Erica Ellingson 
    Professor, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences 
  • Robert Ferry
    Associate Professor, History and Boulder Faculty Assembly Chair 
  • Sam Flaxman 
    Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 
  • Juan Garcia Oyervides 
    Graduate Student, Spanish and Portuguese and President, UGGS Executive Board 
  • Bronson Hilliard 
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Academic Communications 
  • Merna Jacobsen 
    Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief HR Officer & Director, Organizational and Employee Development 
  • Alphonse Keasley 
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE)
  • Daryl Maeda
    Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Celeste Montoya 
    Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies 
  • Richelle Munkhoff
    Director of Interdisciplinary and Professional Graduate Education 
  • Colleen Newman
    Director, Office of Admissions
  • Jesse Niebaum
    Graduate Student, Psychology and Neuroscience 
  • Varsha Rao
    Graduate Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Kristi Ryujin
    Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion & Director, Office of Diversity Affairs Leeds School of Business 
  • Valerie Simons 
    Director, Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance 
  • Oliver Stagliano 
    Undergraduate Student
  • Cam Thomas 
    Undergraduate Student
  • Gabriela Ariana Terrones-Garcia
    Undergraduate Student
  • Hannah Wineman 
    Undergraduate Student   
  • Kristi Wold-McCormick 
    University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Matthew Yarbrough 
    Graduate Student, Political Science
  • Feven Yohannes
    Undergraduate Student

Phases of Work, Fall 2018

The revising committee will meet weekly for 60 minutes across 12 sessions, from 9/13/18 to 12/6/18.

Phases of Work, Summer 2018

The authroing committee met weekly for 90 minutes across 14 sessions, from 5/17 to 8/16/2018.

Inspiration Phase: May 17th to June 14th, 2018

  • Discovering, Observing, Empathizing
  • Go over resources, existing data, reports etc.

Ideation Phase: June 21st to July 12th, 2018

  • Ideation, Defining, Connecting
  • Meet with additional strategic partners
  • Coalesce as a group, given all inputs

Writing Phase: July 19th to August 16th, 2018

  • Prototyping, Authoring, Revising
  • Work on writing and completing the draft of the plan
  • Prepare for campuswide town halls in the fall

Revising Phase: September 17th to December 20th, 2018

  • Revise plan recommendations for feasability of implemention
  • Share plan with campus community
  • Engage with campus in town hall discussions
  • Submit revised plan to Chancellor's Cabinet for acceptance