The Committee on Inclusion and Equity
Department of Psychology
- Vision, Mission, and Goals
Vision: To maximize a climate of inclusion and equity in the Department of Psychology and in the ETSU community broadly.
Mission: The Committee will leverage the science and profession of psychology in the service of promoting and affirming inclusion, equity, and diversity within the Department of Psychology and beyond.
Goal 1: Building a Departmental culture of inclusion and equity that
Objective 1: Creates psychologically safe social environments for candid discussion of issues related to diversity;
Objective 2: Creates psychologically safe physical environments that enact principles of inclusion and equity;
Objective 3: Promotes belongingness where individuals feel they are members of the community and can thrive;
Objective 4: Supports professional development experiences to facilitate dialogues around inclusion, equity, and diversity, both inside and outside of the classroom;
Objective 5: Mobilizes knowledge from discipline-related organizations addressing important social issues that occur in our nation; and
Objective 6: Recruits and retains diverse faculty, staff, and students;
Goal 2: Promoting a culture of inclusion and equity beyond the Department by
Objective 1: Partnering with psychology student organizations;
Objective 2: Partnering with other departments and organizations to offer programming and share resources; and
Objective 3: Sharing the psychological science of inclusion and equity with ETSU policy makers.
Associate Professor and Committee Chair
The Committee on Inclusion and Equity in Psychology meets on the first and third Friday of each month from 11 am - 12 pm. Meeting locations for Fall 2020 will be announced prior to the first meeting on September 4th.