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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

Faculty DEISJ Committee

Mission Statement


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The mission of the DEISJ Committee is to support the college’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of college life. We move forward with urgency and purpose to help faculty achieve equity and inclusion in all our classes and interactions with students, staff and each other. We strive to create an environment where issues of inequity are discussed and addressed.

To contact the committee as a group, please email

Current Members:

Karen Helgers, Chair,

Harriet Koral, Secretary,

Stephen Balanzian,

Erica Finch,

Tess Hartman-Cullen,

Mkajuma Mbogo,

Dierdre Ourso,