Oregon State University is committed to ensuring that OSU is a just, caring, safe and inclusive community. As such, it is important to review institutional efforts to support an inclusive community for faculty, staff and students and recommend to the president and provost initiatives to ensure the continued commitment to social justice. The President and Provost’s Leadership Council for Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice (PPLC) will deliver specific summary data and recommendations to the president on an annual basis. Recommendations made by the PPLC will identify both the cost and impact (High, Medium or Low) associated with each recommendation.
The PPLC will shape and guide a deliberate institutional strategy to provide comprehensive leadership and investments in equity, inclusion, diversity and social justice initiatives throughout the university.
The committee will be tasked with the following:
Composition of the committee
The Leadership Council will be chaired by Dr. Charlene Alexander, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer. Members of the committee represent each college, student affairs, undergraduate and graduate student leaders.
In order to maintain continuity, there will be an executive committee formed by the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, the assistant chair, and past chair to support the work of the committee.
The committee will:
The Council will convene subcommittees to address each task of the committee and as necessary, delegate consideration of topics to existing committees or groups.