Diversity Committee

Charge:   Oversee Clemson Libraries’ diversity, equity and inclusion program to ensure that we provide inclusive collections, programs, services, and technologies that support Clemson University’s goals.

Specifically, to:

  • Implement Clemson Libraries’ Diversity Plan created by Diversity Plan Working Group
    • Identify annual areas of focus
    • Assess progress toward the completion of identified goals, including the possibility of the creation of metrics
    • Communicate regularly with Libraries’ employees and campus stakeholders regarding our progress
    • Revise the plan as necessary
    • Utilize CampusLabs to document plan progress and revisions
      • Coordinate with Altheia Richardson and Office of Inclusion and Equity
    • Create and maintain the Libraries’ diversity web site
      • Create a landing page for diversity which includes our mission statement, plan progress updates and other initiatives related to our progress toward becoming a fully inclusive organization
      • Maintain and update the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion LibGuide – https://clemson.libguides.com/dei
    • In concert with the Programming and Engagement Resident, partner with other diversity-related organizations across the campus and in the community to sponsor diversity-related public events and encourage these events to be held in the Cooper and the Libraries’ branches
    • In concert with the Organization Development Committee, facilitate training workshops related to diversity, equity and inclusion for library faculty and staff.

Deliverable:  An annual written report to the Dean of Libraries reporting the committee’s activities and accomplishments. Report due July 1 of each year.

Membership:  5 members, staggered terms.  Representation from faculty and staff, various units.  Programming and Engagement Resident serves Ex Officio.



Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Resource Guide

Clemson Libraries Diversity Plan 2019-2026 DRAFT

Clemson Libraries Diversity Plan Operationalized

Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Framework



View Minutes https://clemson.libguides.com/dei