The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) seeks to encourage diversity and multiculturalism among its faculty, staff, and student body.

A diversity committee, charged with becoming knowledgeable about the college's diversity plans and efforts and serving as liaison with Inclusive Illinois was established in 2017.

The 2020-2021 diversity committee members include:

  • Sandra Rodriguez Zas ANSC (chair)
  • V. Chunoo, HDFS
  • Sandy Dall’erba, ACE
  • Tony Franklin, Extension
  • Angela Green-Miller, ABE
  • Tiffany Jamann, CPSC
  • McKenzie Johnson, NRES
  • Yanina Pepino, FSHN
  • Jesse Thompson, OAP
  • Socorra Kinney Undergraduate Student, FSHN
  • Lauren Lynch, Graduate Student, NRES

Please contact these committee members with comments and questions about diversity and inclusion issues such as security and safety, resources, and training. To the end of encouraging diversity and multiculturalism, the college has committed itself to a strategic plan. You can view the abridged version of our strategic plan for increasing diversity in academic programs.

For more information about diversity at the University of Illinois, visit the Illinois Office of Access & Equity website