The UMass Lowell Council on Social Justice & Inclusion is divided into two task forces, including one on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Their collective membership comprise the Council, which serves as a strategic and coordinating body for this essential institutional priority.


Review recommendations of 2020 Strategic Plan Students of Color and International Students (SOCIS) subcommittee and the Global Engagement and Inclusive Culture (GEIC) subcommittee and write a Campus Wide Diversity Action Plan. Plan should include specific action items, implementation plans and timeline, and should be developed in collaboration with the Gender and Sex-based Discrimination Taskforce, appropriate campus individuals/departments who hold functional responsibility for the implementation of action items. Provide quarterly updates to Steering Committee of Council on Social Justice and Inclusion.



  • Noureddine Melikechi, Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Leslie Wong, Multicultural Affairs
  • Keith Mitchell, English
  • Clara Reynolds, HR/EOO


  • Julie Nash, Academic Affairs 
  • Ruben Sanca, Athletics
  • Michael Belcher, Admissions
  • Ruby Carnevale, HR/EOO
  • Sue Kim, Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Brenda Evans, Student Affairs
  • Phitsamay Uy, Education
  • Nicole Champagne, Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Kavitha Chandra, Engineering
  • Fred Martin, Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Leticia Porter, Manning School of Business
  • Mai Nguyen, Academic Affairs
  • Sal Mazzone, International Students and Scholars
  • Joel McCarthy, Residence Life
  • Elizabeth Herbin-Triant, History
  • Students – to be named