The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI)
The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) is to provide visible leadership and direction for the College’s efforts on behalf of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, to promote diversity awareness and understanding within the larger campus community, to foster community and advocate for changes so that students and employees feel they belong, be a resource to students, faculty and staff in their efforts on behalf of diversity and inclusion, and advocate on behalf of minoritized communities.
Sociology professor and alumnus Richard M. Smith named inaugural associate provost for equity and belonging
McDaniel College has named Richard M. Smith as the college’s inaugural associate provost for equity and belonging. Smith is a 2000 alumnus and has taught sociology at McDaniel since 2010. For the past three years, he served as special advisor to the provost.