Affirmative Action and Title IX Compliance Committee

A. Committee Charge: Make recommendations to the President on all matters relating to AA/EO policy; coordinate and implement AA programs and procedures for the university; and review and make recommendations on all matters relating to Title IX compliance.  In particular, this committee will:

  • Review policies and procedures for recruiting, hiring, and retaining faculty and staff;
  • Develop recommendations to improve recruitment, hiring and retention of faculty and staff from historically marginalized groups through collaborative work across campus;
  • Bring forward initial recommendations to President Olson and Cabinet by April 1, 2016.**

B. Committee will elect a chairperson.
C. Term of membership is 2-3 years (students one year); terms will be staggered, ex-officio may serve indefinitely.
D. The Affirmative Action Officer will call the first meeting.
E. Composition: 4 students; 4 IFO; 1 representative each from MSUAASF, MAPE, MMA, AFSCME; 6 ex officio members (AAO, Dean of Students, Director of Inclusion and Diversity, Athletic Director, Director of Access Services, Assistant Athletic Director)  

2017-2018 Membership

  • 4 IFO: 1). Russell Dennison (Spring 2018); 2). Kara Lindaman (Spring 2019); 3). Connie Mettille (Spring 2019) 4). Chuck Ripley (Spring 2018)
  • 1 ASF: Ne’Angela Scott
  • 1 AFSCME: Dawn Frahm (Spring 2018)
  • 1 MAPE:
  • 1 MMA:
  • 4 Students: 1. Vacant, 2. Vacant, 3. Vacant, 4. Vacant
  • 6 ex officio members: 1. AAO: Lori Mikl 2. Dean of Students: Karen Johnson 3. Director of Inclusion and Diversity: Alex Hines 4. Athletic Director: Eric Schoh
    5. Director of Access Services: Nancy Dumke 6). Assistant Athletic Director: Myranda Nash

2016-2017 Membership

  •  4 IFO: 1). Russel Dennison (Spring 2018); 2). Kara Lindaman (Spring 2019); 3). Connie Mettille (Spring 2019); 4). Chuck Ripley (Spring 2018)
  • 1 ASF: Misun L. Bormann
  • 1 AFSCME: Jean Bellman (2016-2018)
  • 1 MAPE:
  • 1 MMA:
  • 4 Students: 1. Rebekah Bailey, 2. Maude Livingston, 3. Alex Paulson, 4. Vacant
  • 6 ex officio members: 1. AAO: Lori Mikl 2. Dean of Students: Karen Johnson 3. Director of Inclusion and Diversity: Alex Hines 4. Athletic Director: Eric Schoh 5. Director of Access Services: Nancy Dumke 6. Assistant Athletic Director: Myranda Nash

2015-2016 Membership

  •  4 IFO: 1). Russel Dennison (Spring 2018); 2). Kate Jenkins (Spring 2017); 3). Connie Mettille (Spring 2017); 4). Chuck Ripley (Spring 2018)
  • 1 ASF: Misun L. Bormann
  • 1 AFSCME: Jean Bellman (2016-2018)
  • 1 MAPE:
  • 1 MMA:
  • 4 Students: 1. Rebekah Bailey, 2. Maude Livingston, 3. Alex Paulson, 4. Vacant
  • 6 ex officio members: 1. AAO: Lori Mikl 2. Dean of Students: Karen Johnson 3. Director of Inclusion and Diversity: Alex Hines 4. Athletic Director: Eric Schoh 5. Director of Access Services: Nancy Dumke 6. Assistant Athletic Director: Myranda Nash 

**Charges and deadlines generally accord with Minnesota State Diversity Work Plan 2015-16.