Diversity and Inclusion Committee

This university-wide committee is charged with improving our campus climate with respect to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Robert Riley, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Shantey Hill, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Vice President of Student Life and Campus Services, Chair for Physical Education


D'adra Crump, EMBA/MS
Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator


Maria Montoya, Ph.D., Brooklyn Faculty Representative
Professor of Spanish and Associate Chair


Shannon Dingle, PMHNP-BC, Brooklyn Faculty Representative
Adjunct Faculty


Angela Diaz, Brooklyn Staff Representative  
Assistant Dean, Preceptor


Eunah Lee, Ph.D., Long Island Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor, Philosophy


Harry Voulgarakis, Ph.D., BCBA, Long Island Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor, Child Study


Melody Cope, Long Island Staff Representative
Director of Athletics and Recreation/SWA


TBA, Brooklyn Student Representative


TBA, Long Island Student Representative

Areas of Focus 

  • Equitable Access: Responsible for enhancing and/or developing college policies and procedures to support the development of a more diverse and inclusive campus community at all levels.
  • Learning & Development: Responsible for providing the University with the education and tools to explore concepts related to identity, diversity and inclusion. The purpose is to raise awareness and promote dialogue.
  • Institutional Awareness: Responsible for providing guidance on how to amplify the University’s commitments for diversity, equity and inclusion


Questions, suggestions, and/or concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion please contact [email protected].