Strong leadership and coordination by the UW Tacoma Climate & Belonging Working Group shepherded the administration of UW Tacoma’s first campus climate survey in October 2019, conducted as part of the tri-campus UW Climate Survey.
Climate Oversight Committee
In June 2021, Chancellor Mark Pagano has asked Dr. Marian Harris to chair the newly-formed UW Tacoma Climate Oversight Committee, which will help guide the work of implementing the recommendations made by the four implementation teams.
The members of the committee are:
Dr. Marian S. Harris, Chair, Professor, School of Social Work & Criminal Justice
Dr. James McShay, Ex-Officio Chair, Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion
Dr. Anindita Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work & Criminal Justice
Dr. Gordon Brobbey, Assistant Professor, School of Education
John Burkhardt, Director, Communications
Anthony Falit-Baiamonte, Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Urban Studies
Dr. Jimmy McCarty, Director, Center for Equity and Inclusion