Retention and Success

Goals: Promote and support the academic and professional excellence of faculty, students, postdoctoral researchers, and staff.

Examples of Areas of Focus:

  • Inclusive Classrooms
  • Professional Development & Support (Advising, Mentorship, Leadership Development, Training, etc.)
  • Interpersonal communication and recognition
  • Student affinity groups and employee resource networks
  • Access to teaching fellow positions and research opportunities



Joey Feffer, Mathematics Undergraduate, '21, Sub-committee Co-Lead

Brandon M. Tilghman, Academic Appointments Manager, Sub-committee Co-Lead

Alexis Stokes, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Nicole Black, Bioengineering Graduate Student

Benjamin Freedman, Postdoctoral Researcher, Mooney Group

John Girash, Director of Graduate Academic Programs

Sarah Iams, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in Applied Mathematics; Lecturer of Applied Mathematics

Emily Jia, Mathematics and Computer Science Undergraduate, '20

Ann Marie King, Faculty Coordinator

Patrick Ulrich, Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies in Environmental Science & Engineering

Marybeth Wilcox, Assistant Director of Human Resources

Christina Zaldana, Administrator of Advising Programs and Diversity Outreach


If you are interested in serving on this subcommittees, please contact the SEAS Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at