Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Health and Human Services seeks to be a community of learners that embraces, respects and advocates for human diversity, inclusion and social justice in its education, research and service programs. We invite all students, faculty and staff to actively work together to become a more diverse, inclusive and just community.

DEI Suggestion Box

If you have a comment or a suggestion for a change we could make in the college to make it more welcoming, accessible or responsive, please send us your suggestions. It is an anonymous form and you do not have to leave your name or email unless you want someone to respond.

Statement on Race and Antiracism

WMU CHHS has released a Statement on Race and Antiracism. We announce a proactive stance on race and antiracism and propose measurable actions to work against racism in support of all of our students. Read the entire statement.

2021 Impact Report

2021 Impact Report

The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion has released its 2021 Impact Report. Learn more about the plans, activities and outcomes from the committee.

View 2021 impact report

Biennial Diversity and Inclusion Conference


Every other year, the committee hosts a daylong conference on diversity and inclusion in health and human services.


Committee members and Data

Committee members, 2021-22

  • Dr. Betty Dennis, chair
  • Dr. Carrie Barrett
  • Wan Chen
  • Eric Comer
  • Dr. Elyse Connors
  • Dr. Steve Eberth
  • Joshua Enos
  • Rachel Koeson
  • Joel Krauss
  • Dr. Shannon McMorrow
  • Dr. Amanda Perez
  • Dr. Maria Roche-Dean
  • Tanya Timmerman
  • Marian Tripplett
  • Dr. Pamela Wadsworth
  • Cassie Watts


We intend to publish data on racial demographics and pass rates delineated by race. This page is in process and will continue to be updated as we gather data.


More information

Committee Information

  • Chair: Dr. Betty Dennis, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the College of Health and Human Services.

  • Meeting dates: The College of Health and Human Services Committee on Diversity and Inclusion currently meets at 9 a.m. on the second Friday of each month during the fall and spring semesters.

Framework for Initiatives   Annual Report (2014)   College-wide Survey (2010)