University Diversity Action Council (UDAC) | Kent State University

University Diversity Action Council (UDAC)

The Role and Mission of the University Diversity Action Council (UDAC)

  1. Provide advice to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) on diversity matters.
  2. Serve as a leadership council for university-wide diversity related matters.
  3. Collect relevant data and communicate diversity progress from colleges and divisions.
  4. Ensure that the diversity initiatives of colleges and divisions translate the university-wide strategic diversity action plan.
  5. Serve as an advocate for the diversity agenda at Kent State University.
  6. Attend a monthly meeting or arrange for an alternate to attend if not available.

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2017-2018 Meeting Schedule


Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017


Friday, December 15, 2017 (cancelled)

   **UDAC members are asked to attend Kent State's Karamu graduation celebration on December 14 if their schedule allows. Karamu will take place in KSC Ballroom at 6:00 pm.


Friday, January 19, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018


  • All regular meetings will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. and wrap-up by 11:00 a.m.
  • Regular meetings will be held on the first floor of the University Library (Kent campus).
  • If you require polycom, please contact DEI at 330-672-2442 or

Progress Reports

The contents reported in the document below outline the progress of programs and initiatives developed and coordinated through UDAC from AY 2012-13 to AY 2015-16. Each year the subcommittees are tasked to identify action initiatives to pursue or to continue to pursue during the new academic term.

Read the 2016 UDAC Progress Report

Read the 2015 UDAC Progress Report