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Presidential Advisory Committee On Inclusion

The Presidential Advisory Committee on Inclusion (PACOI) fosters a community that reflects the values set forth in the University of Portland’s Mission Statement, Statement on Inclusion, and Non-Discrimination Clause. PACOI is composed of a cross section of University of Portland representatives including faculty, administrators, staff, and students who foster appreciation for diversity and inclusion through their efforts.

Chair

  • Eduardo Contreras, Office of International Education, Diversity, & Inclusion

Members

  • Lauren Alfrey, Sociology & Social Work
  • Simon Aihiokhai, Theology
  • Christina Luna, Physical Plant
  • Cassy Esparza, Admissions
  • Sally Hood, School of Education
  • Randy Hetherington, School of Education
  • Anne Santiago, Political Science and Global Affairs
  • Sarina Saturn, Psychological Sciences
  • Yuri Hernandez Osorio, Diversity & Inclusion Programming
  • Beatrix Itzel Cruz Megchun, Pamplin School of Business
  • Melissa Allen, senior student, English major

The University of Portland values feedback and participation by the entire University community. If you have feedback, suggestions, or ideas please don't hesitate to contact one of our committee chairs or members. Committee members can bring topics to the next PACOI meeting. For questions, please e-mail pacoi@up.edu.