Drs. Amanda Taylor and Fanta Aw lead the cross-campus collaboration on Inclusive Excellence.
Two positions have been created to support cross-campus efforts around inclusive excellence. In spring 2018, Dr. Fanta Aw added Inclusive Excellence to her responsibilities as Vice President of Campus Life, and Dr. Amanda Taylor joined the team a few months later as Assistant VP for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Amanda will work closely with the President's Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on their efforts.
- The President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PCDI) serves as consultants, collaborators, and accountability partners to university leadership to advance the goals of the inclusive excellence plan.
- PCDI includes faculty, staff and students from across the university, as well as several alumni. Members of the community are encouraged to communicate with the council at DICouncil@american.edu.
- PCDI also includes alumni members Melanie Brown, William Hubbard, Darlene Slaughter, and Sherry Soanes, as well as student member Philip Oke-Thomas.