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 and inclusion; offer programs and provide guidance and assistance, both academic and non-academic, to underrepresented students; support and coordinate student groups that serve the needs of diverse student populations; develop programs and services to promote diversity awareness and understanding within the larger campus community; and be a resource to students, faculty and staff in their efforts on behalf of diversity and inclusion.
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.