The Graduate College CEA is advisory to the Dean of the Grad College and (1) guides efforts to increase graduate education access and inclusion for underrepresented students and (2) promotes institutional change to facilitate recruitment, retention, and research opportunity for these population at Illinois, especially. The Associate Dean for Diversity chairs the Council. Specific emphases for Council work will be strengthening ongoing equity programs as well as providing expertise on the development of new and innovative recruitment and retention efforts that will define policies and practices across disciplines and colleges at Illinois.
|Ave Alvarado||Graduate College|
|Elvira de Mejia||Food Science and Human Nutrition|
|Deanna Hence||Atmospheric Sciences|
|Carla Santos||Recreation, Sport, and Tourism|
|Assata Zerai, Chair||Graduate College|