• Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The DEI Leadership Team provides guidance to college leadership on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they affect students, faculty, administration, and staff at LaGuardia. The team promotes policies that strengthen and uphold LaGuardia’s mission and core values by encouraging open and engaged dialogue that builds and sustains and equitable and inclusive campus environment.

    Mission & Core Values

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  • LaGuardia Professors Invite College Community to Participate in Survey

    LaGuardia students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to take a survey about their experiences with language on campus. The survey is part of a research project led by faculty members Dr. Tara Coleman (English) and Dr. Maria Jerskey (ELA) with the aim of pursuing more just and equitable language practices on campus. Five survey participants will be randomly selected to receive a $100 gift card. At the end of the survey, you will be asked to leave your email address if you wish to be entered to win.

    Access Survey

  • DEI Leadership Team

    Wendy Nicholson – Chair Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Vanessa Bing Social Science
    Steven Hitt LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
    Jason Hendrickson English Department
    Tuli Chatterji English Department
    Joy Sanchez-Taylor English Department
    Darren Barany Social Science
    John Chaney Social Science
    Jhony Nelson Office for Students with Disabilities


    Wendy Nicholson
    Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion