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Diversity Advisory Council

The Diversity Advisory Council was formed in January 2010 and is charged with advising the UT System president on matters pertaining to:

  • How to be effective and efficient in the recruitment, retention and graduation of a more diverse student population
  • Recruiting and retaining a more diverse faculty and staff
  • Development and implementation of performance measurements for the purpose of accountability, and other matters relating to diversity as necessary

Dr. Noma Anderson, Chair

Dr. Noma AndersonNoma Anderson is dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis. Prior to arriving at the UT Health Science Center, she was a professor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida International University and former dean of the School of Health Sciences at FIU. Dr. Anderson was on the faculty in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and chaired the department for 10 years. She also was on the faculty at Hampton University . . . . [Read more]

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UT System Equity and Diversity Transitions to Human Resources

University of Tennessee Vice President for Equity and Diversity Theotis Robinson retired on Jan. 31, 2014. In anticipation of Theotis’ departure, UT System Administration Equity and Diversity has been undergoing restructuring to facilitate that area’s oversight by Human Resources. This change reflects a shift in accountability and responsibility for diversity programs and services toward our campuses and institutes.

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