Diversity Fund Committee

Committee of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering

MEMBERSHIP: 2023-2024

Term: Three (3) years

Name and Link to
Directory Listing
Rank, DepartmentTerm
Kemmerling, EricaAssistant Teaching Professor, Mechanical Engineering 2023-2024
Matson, DouglasProfessor, Mechanical Engineering2023-2024
Pinderhughes, EllenProfessor, Child Study and Human Development 2023-2024
Warikoo, NatashaProfessor, Sociology2023-2024
Bradford, AshonAssistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Unspecified term
LaMotte, ElliseAssociate Dean of Student Diversity, Inclusion and SuccessUnspecified term
Nathans, HeatherAssociate Dean for Diversity and InclusionUnspecified term
Swan, ChrisProfessor, Dean of Undergraduate Education, School of EngineeringUnspecified term
Sullivan, Erin +Secretary of the Faculty, School of Arts and Sciences & School of Engineering 

* Chair/Co-Chair
+ ex-officio/non-voting

The Diversity Fund is intended to support proposals from faculty, staff, or faculty/staff collaborating with students that focus on issues related to social justice, diversity, and campus social climate that will enhance our campus community in lasting ways.

View this committee's workload obligations.


Diversity Fund applications are accepted four times a year:

  • Friday, September 22, 2023 (for fall 2023 events)
  • Friday, December 1, 2023 (for spring 2024 events)
  • Friday, March 22, 2024 (for spring/summer 2024 events)
  • Friday, May 10, 2024 (for fall 2024 events)

To apply, download the Diversity Fund Application and email it to asediversityfund@tufts.edu

The Diversity Fund usually does not fund requests for more than $5,000; awards in the $2,000 range or under are more typical.

The committee looks forward to receiving creative ideas that will enhance our campus community in lasting ways. If you have questions in anticipation of funding deadlines, please contact Erin Sullivan (Secretary of the Faculty for AS&E), or Kendra Clifton (Administrative Assistant) at: asediversityfund@tufts.edu.

Tips for submitting a successful application

Information about diversity initiatives