The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is a newly created Conditional Committee, which will exist in this form for the first time in the upcoming term.
The committee exists to foster a more culturally competent and inclusive environment within Student Government Board and across the entire University of Pittsburgh
The main goals of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee are as follows:
Ensure that all members of Student Government Board are knowledgeable about, and Student Government Board procedures are adequately prepared to, uphold the University of Pittsburgh’s core values and principles, particularly those pertaining to creating a welcoming campus community for all undergraduate students.
Create a more culturally-aware and conscious student body through facilitated training workshops and other events.
Assist the Allocations Committee in understanding the cultural significance and implications of different allocations supplemental and budget requests submitted by student organizations.
Act as a resource to student organizations with the planning of events, projects, and initiatives to ensure that they are culturally inclusive.
Serve as liaisons between the undergraduate student body and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
The Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair will lead this committee.
The term will end in April 2020