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Campus Commission for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

Commission Vision

The programs of Keene State College are governed by the principles of equal opportunity, just treatment, and respect for all people.

Commission Mission

To work for equality by increasing awareness of issues pertaining to historically marginalized groups, challenging stereotypes, eradicating systemic inequalities and oppression, and creating a campus climate of respect for all. To address issues related to the multiple dimensions of diversity including but not limited to gender equity and gender expression, age, class, culture, differing physical and learning abilities, ethnicity, race, religion, and sexual orientation. To promote a campus environment in which differences between people are recognized, understood, and accepted in all areas of academic and community life. To serve as an advocate and catalyst for continuing learning and growth in the understanding of diversity so that students, staff and faculty are engaged participants in an increasingly diverse world.

Commission Leadership

The leadership team is composed of three members of our community:

Member Position
Hersch Rothmel Student Co-Chair
Kristin Sweeney Staff Co-Chair
Karen Jennings Faculty Co-Chair

The Commission is soliciting applications for membership from the campus community. KSC students are especially invited to apply along with staff (OS, PAT and complementary) and faculty (adjunct, tenure-track, and tenured).

Commission for Diversity Events

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Hersch Rothmel

The CCDEI allows me, a student, to break student/staff barriers, and to be a part of a systemic institutional change on this campus.

Hersch Rothmel, CCDEI Student Co-Chair