Diversity and Inclusion Resources at IU Southeast

Our campus community has many resources, groups, and individuals doing important work related to diversity and inclusion. Here is a selection, with contact information.

Diversity Contacts and Organizations

Academic Affairs Diversity Coordinator
Dr. Sau Hou Chang, Professor of Educational Psychology

Indiana Campus Compact Faculty Liaison.
Gloria Murray, Professor of Education, Interim Director, Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement.

Indiana University Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA).
James Wimbush, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs

Indiana Campus Compact
A state organization of Campus Compact, whose mission is to promote civic engagement and service learning at member institutions.

Educational Programs, Resources, and Workshops

Diversity Library
A growing collection of books covering many aspects of diversity and inclusion, including management, assessment, planning, pedagogy, and other topics, as well as service learning and community engagement, is available for check out and consultation. Contact James Wilkerson, Director of Staff Equity and Diversity. 

General Education Diversity course list

International Education Award, International Festival, International Photography Contest, Wares of the World market

Valérie Bruchon Scott, Co-Coordinator; Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Anne Allen, Co-Coordinator; Professor of Fine Arts

Ouch! that Stereotype Hurts: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World workshop
IU Southeast has workshop materials available. Contact Seuth Chaleunphonh, Dean of Students, for workshop materials or Michael Jackman, Senior Lecturer in Writing, who has facilitated this workshop for Nursing students, for faculty, students, staff and administrators, and in the local community.

Reduce Bias in Language

Religious Observance Policy

Safe Zone
Training for LBGT students, faculty, staff, and allies, Meghan Kahn, Associate Professor of Psychology

Gender Studies minor and certificate
Leigh Viner
, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, coordinator

Campus Services

Adult Student Center
Kim Pelle, Coordinator of Non-Traditional Student Programs

Campus Life
Seuth Chaleunphonh, Dean of Student Life

Accessible Educational Services
Matthew Springer, Coordinator of Disability Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Michael Day, Psy. D. HSPP

Equity and Diversity Office
James J. Wilkerson, Director of Staff Diversity and Equity

International Studies

Mentoring Program
Christine Thomas, Mentoring Coordinator

Office of Community Engagement
Melissa S. Fry, Director of the Applied Research and Education Center

Veteran Services
Kim Pelle, IU Southeast VA Certifying Official

Councils and Committees

Common Experience Program Committee
Kim Bonacci, Senior Lecturer of Mathematics
Emily Sheehan, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

General Education Committee
Leigh Viner, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, chair

General Studies Committee
Jacob Babb, Assistant Professor of English, chair

International Programs Committee
Courtney Block, Instruction, Reference, and User Engagement Librarian

Sexual Assault Prevention Committee
Nikki Green

Women and Gender Studies Committee, Women's and Gender Studies Undergraduate Conference
Barbara Kutis, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, chair

Student Organizations

Student organization whose goal is to raise awareness of LGBT issues and advocates for gender, romantic, and sexual diversities, and their allies, Greg Roberts, faculty advisor

Diversity Events

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

June 11th, 2024

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

June 18th, 2024

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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