Institutional Committees & Task Force

These University wide committees and task forces contribute greatly to the collective effort of creating a culture of belonging at the University of Miami. Please review some of the resources and look for upcoming programming and involvement opportunities.

Standing Committee for Diversity & Inclusion

Standing Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is entrusted with the researching recommending and promoting educational and programmatic efforts that are consistent with UM’s unwavering dedication to diversity and inclusion. Among other activities of the committee are analyzing strategies to enhance our educational efforts around these topics.

Black Faculty & Staff Association (WWMA)

The University of Miami Alumni Association/Black Alumni Society and the Woodson Williams Marshall Association (WWMA) are committed to serving and uniting African and African American alumni for the purpose of advancing the interests of the University, while recruiting, mentoring and retaining students of African descent in all academic fields.

In all that we do, we endeavor to:

  • Reach out to connect, serve and engage Black alumni, life-long and world wide.
  • Connect alumni to each other and the University through meaningful communication, programs and events.
  • Design and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan to fund the Black alumni scholarship fund.
  • Facilitate a high level of volunteerism so that the Black Alumni Society, the University and the community-at-large, benefits from the University of Miami’s diverse interests, talents and backgrounds.
  • Encourage investment and support for the University in its successful pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service.
  • Celebrate the rich history of UM Black alumni, faculty and staff through building upon the best of our traditions and accomplishments.