The Board of Regents affirmed the following DEI priorities in April 2022. Each committee chair along with VP’s are working to move the priorities forward:


Ensure all future audits include DEI dimensions as regular part of internal audits.

Committee on Regents

Diversify Board of Regents on gender, race and sexual orientation.

Finance and Facilities

Increase diversity of vendors in the procurement process across gender, race, veterans, small business.

Academic Affairs/Enrollment

Diversifying faculty on race and gender, as well as increasing retention and graduation rates of students on race and gender. Additionally, achieving Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) status.


Advancement/Alumni Committee

Increasing scholarships for students from underserved populations.



Diversify portfolio on DEI and sustainability dimensions. 

Human Resources

Diversify staff on race and gender (note: faculty diversity is part of the Academic Committee DEI priority).

Student Life/Athletics

This committee was established in November 2022, and priority-setting is currently in progress.