Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusiveness

Daryl L. Santos, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusiveness, reports to the Executive Vice President and Provost. The primary mission of his office is to provide leadership within and beyond the division of Academic Affairs to increase diversity among faculty, staff, and students; to foster an inclusive academic culture that enables the University to reap the benefits of a diverse academic community; and to promote the success of underrepresented faculty, staff and students. His foremost responsibility is to represent the Provost's Office as the Academic Affairs Divisional Diversity Officer (DDO) who liaises with the Chief Diversity Officer in Binghamton University's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI). In addition to his role as one of six Binghamton University DDOs, his responsibilities also include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • Serve as the division's liaison to SUNY Administration on matters related to diversity
  • Serve as an advocate for diversity and inclusiveness within the division of Academic Affairs
  • Advise the provost, deans, and vice provosts of obstacles to and opportunities for increasing diversity and inclusiveness at Binghamton University
  • Develop strategies and tactics to increase faculty and staff diversity and work with deans, department chairs and search committees to implement them
  • Assess and monitor campus climate for faculty and staff from underrepresented groups and develop strategies to ensure their success at Binghamton University
  • Develop strategies and tactics to increase student diversity
  • Assess and monitor the campus climate for students from underrepresented groups and develop strategies and tactics to promote the success of underrepresented students
  • Assess participation of students from underrepresented groups in programs such as study abroad, undergraduate research, pre-professional education, and STEM education, and develop strategies to increase access as necessary
  • Identify best practices to assure that Binghamton University is an inclusive community

 

Last Updated: 12/5/13