The Johns Hopkins Institutions Diversity Leadership Council, established in 1997, is now accepting nominations from faculty, staff, and students to serve on the council, which advises the president and senior leadership on diversity issues and is charged with the following responsibilities:
- Recommending and promoting policies, programs, and other initiatives that will attract and retain a diverse mix of faculty, staff, and students;
- Examining formal and informal structures and processes that inhibit Johns Hopkins Institutions from being more inclusive and recommending changes that foster greater inclusion;
- Promoting and supporting diversity awareness education campuswide;
- Supporting the personal growth and development of all individuals in the university;
- Establishing a liaison with Baltimore community leaders to encourage greater community involvement by various divisions of Johns Hopkins Institutions.
Membership consists of a three-year term for faculty and staff and a one-year term for students with a time commitment of four to six hours per month. It requires a commitment to diversity and inclusion, the ability to collaborate with a broad spectrum of individuals from the Johns Hopkins community, and attendance at monthly meetings.
Nominations can be submitted here.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 17.
More information on the DLC is available at http://web.jhu.edu/dlc.