Diversity Initiatives

College of Engineering Diversity Mission Statement

We, The College of Engineering, are committed to diversity. We strive to prepare all students regardless of their race, class, color, religion, national origin,gender, ideology, sexual orientation, and presence of any disability for a career in the Engineering sciences and technologies. We further encourage an atmosphere among faculty and staff that values cultural differences and recognizes the contributions of a body of people as an integral piece of the learning process and work environment.


Diversity Committee


Isabel C. Escobar
Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering,
and Associate Dean for Research Development & Outreach

Committee Members

  • Lesley Berhan; Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Douglas Nims; Civil Engineering
  • Devinder Kaur; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering
  • Scott Molitor; Bioengineering
  • Allen Duncan; Engineering Technology
  • Nadine Hoffmann; College of Engineering