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Committee Members

The Community, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee meets regularly throughout the year to develop programs and strategies aimed at strengthening Illinois Tech's commitment to diversity. Illinois Tech’s Community, Inclusion and Diversity Committee is chaired by the Vice Provost for Student Access, Success and Diversity Initiatives, and committee members are listed below.  For additional information, please email committee chair Jerry Doyle at

Gerald Doyle

Chair, Community, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee
Vice Provost for Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives

Roya Ayman

Professor of Psychology, Lewis College of Human Sciences
Training Program Director for Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Felice Batlan

Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Cross-Disciplinary Initiatives
Director of the Institute for Compliance
Co-Director of the Institute for Law and the Humanities

Russell Betts

Interim Provost
Distinguished Professor of Physics

Robert E. Brackett

Vice President, School of Applied Technology
Director of Institute of Food Safety and Health
Professor of Food Science and Nutrition

Teresa Bursani

Assistant Director of Operations
Public Safety

Britt Burton-Freeman

Chair, University Faculty Committee 
Associate Professor, Institute of Food, Safety, and Health

Alan Cramb


Rachel Dean

Director of Graduate Admission and Student Engagement

Anthony D. D'Amato

Vice President
General Counsel

Natacha DePaola

Dean of Armour College of Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Arturo Martinez

Director of Public Safety

Candida Miranda

Associate General Counsel
Director of Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action

Lisa Montgomery

Director of Inclusion, Diversity, and Employer Engagement

Denise Moriarty

Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Antoinette Murril

Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Marsha Ross-Jackson

Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development
Executive Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace
Senior Lecturer

Katherine Stetz

Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Dean of Students

Bridget G. Vaughn

Senior Engagement & Major Gift Officer, College of Science, Institutional Advancement

Gary Walley

Director of The Center for Disability Resources, Office of Academic Affairs

Bruce Watts

Vice President for Administration, Facilities, and Public Safety