AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICERS/DIVERSITY CONTACTS
A school faculty affirmative action officer is appointed by the dean or director of each school or unit with regular faculty and serves as a member of The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Affirmative Action Officers Committee. The committee is chaired by the UAB Faculty Affirmative Action Officer and meets regularly during each academic year.
The duties and responsibilities of affirmative action officers include the following:
Collect and maintain information on faculty vacancies, tenure decisions and promotions in the school or unit.
Serve as a non-voting member of each faculty recruitment, tenure and promotion committee in the school or unit.
Maintain a database of journals and publications read by minorities and women in each subject area of the school or unit.
Review all advertisements for faculty vacancies before they are published.
Serve as a resource for faculty recruiting for the dean or director and department chairs in the school or unit.
Provide an annual report on recruiting activities in the school or unit to the dean or director and to the UAB Affirmative Action Officer.
Certify that all recruitment policies and procedures have been followed for each recruitment activity by signing the Faculty Recruitment Experience Report.
UAB diversity contacts provide leadership in establishing diversity as a core value within the unit.
2010 Affirmative Action Officers (AAO) and Diversity Contacts (DC)
|Arts and Sciences(CAS)
||Dr. Kathryn Morgan||Associate Professor of Justice Sciences|
|Athletics||Ms. Derita Ratchliffe (DC)||Sr. Associate Althletic Director|
|Business||Dr. George Munchus III||Professor/Director of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods|
|Dentistry||Dr. Madelyn Coar
||Associate Professor, Endodontics/Dental Director of Diversity|
|Ms. Ginger Hattaway||Manager, Financial Operations|
|Education||Dr. Charles Calhoun||Associate Professor|
|Engineering||Dr. Hassan Moore||Associate Professor, Engineering|
|Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku||Associate Professor, Engineering|
|Health Professions||Mr. Michael Tate||Personnel Generalist|
|Lister Hill Library||Mr. Michael Fitts||
Assistant Professor/ Assistant Director, Access and Document Delivery Systems
|Medicine||Dr. David A. Rogers||Sr. Assoc. Dean-Faculty Development/ Pediatric Surgeon|
|Mervyn Sterne Library||Ms. Margaret "Peggy" Kain||Electronic Resources Librarian|
|Nursing||Dr. Karen M. Meneses||Professor/Associate Dean, Nursing|
|Dr. Gwendolyn Childs||Assistant Professor, Nursing|
|Ms. Karen Buckner||Director of Operations|
|Optometry||Dr. Janene R. Sims||Assistant Professor, Optometry|
|Dr. Keshia Elder||Assistant Professor, Optometry|
|Ms. Myrtle P. Rutledge||Business Officer I|
|Public Health||Dr. Pauline Jolly||Professor, Public Health|
|Dr. Melissa Galvin||Professor, Public Health|
|VP Development, Alumni & External Relations||Ms. Julie Mahaffey (DC)
|VP Financial Affairs & Administration||Ms. Alesia M. Jones
||Chief Human Resources Officer|