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Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD)


The Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD) is a standing committee that reports to Chancellor Collins to make recommendations for a diverse, equitable, inclusive and just organization. The CEOD is co-chaired by a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Office and a nominated member of the CEOD. The CEOD does its work under three subcommittees as follows.


Advocate for the needs of those with marginalized identities and work towards an institutional culture where all members, regardless of background, are welcomed and respected and can be successful (e.g., programming to recruit, retain and advance marginalized members of our community).

Read about the Advocacy Committee's Work for the 2023-2024 year


Opportunities for the UMass Chan community to serve and engage with our surrounding community and to collaborate with community partners in meaningful and mutually beneficial ways (e.g., donation drives, volunteering with community organizations).

Read about the Service Committee's Work for the 2023-2024 year 


Providing educational and professional development opportunities for the  UMass Chan community to help enhance awareness, education and current understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (e.g., lecture series, conferences, book clubs, workshops, etc.)

Read about the Education Committee's Work for the 2023-2024 year