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CEOE Committee on Diversity

In July 2015, the Acting Dean of CEOE formed a College-level Committee on Diversity.  

The committee supports the university-wide effort to develop and implement policies that, over long time periods, will enhance the diversity on our campus and ensure we are truly a welcoming, inclusive learning community that reflects our region and country.

Committee Roster, as of April 2017

Saleem Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment
Jennifer Biddle, Assistant Professor
Sharmayne Burns, Assistant Dean for Finance
Biliana Cicin-Sain, Professor
Pam Cook, UD ADVANCE, Associate Dean, College of Engineering (ex-officio)
Kathy Coyne, Associate Professor
Heather Doty, UD ADVANCE, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering
David Kirchman, Professor
Del Levia, Department Chair, Geography
Janis Lopez, Assistant Dean for Graduate Services
Jennifer Merrill, Research Coordinator, Delaware Sea Grant
Mark Moline, Director, School of Marine Science & Policy
Keeley Powell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Students, CEOE
Neil Sturchio, Department Chair, Geology
Bill Ullman, Professor
Joanna York, Assistant Professor and Chief Diversity Advocate, CEOE 


University of Delaware’s Commitment to Diversity and Excellence 
University of Delaware Diversity Statement
Delaware Will Shine Strategic Plan 

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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