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College of Art and Letters at Austin Peay State University

Art Exhibition in the New Gallery

Diversity Statement

The College of Arts & Letters at Austin Peay State University is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement to foster diversity. Providing diverse voices and viewpoints is essential to achieving our mission and vision of educating informed global citizens. We welcome all people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political views, or veteran status and we seek to safeguard the safety, dignity, and well-being of all people. We encourage and accept expressions of diversity in all of its forms.


2023-24 CoAL Diversity, Access, and Inclusion in the Curriculum:

Dr. Tony Morris - Associate Dean
Dr. Kakali Chakrabarti - Communication
Dr. Wes Atkinson - Languages and Literature
Dr. Danielle Donelson - Languages and Literature
Dr. Dan Shea - Languages and Literature
Dr. Michael Chandler - Music
Professor Talon Beeson - Theatre and Dance

2023-24 CoAL Retention of Faculty

Tony Morris - Associate Dean
Professor Amir Agharebparast - Art + Design
Professor Yun Shin - Art + Design
Dr. Yunying Zhang - Communication
Dr. Soma Banerjee - History and Philosophy


2023-24 CoAL Divisive Concepts 

Tony Morris - Associate Dean
Dr. Jamie Bowen - Communication
Professor Mike Dunn - Communication
Professor Kathy Lee Heuston - Communication
Dr. Miguel Ruiz  - Languages and Literature