This committee is concerned with the quality of the experience of African American, Latin American, Asian American, Native American, and other communities of color at Colgate.

Membership will consist of:

  • Dean of the College
  • 4 Faculty (elected at large by the Faculty for three-year terms)
  • 4 Students (elected at large by the Student Senate for one-year terms)

Members serve as consultants to the Committee on ALANA Affairs: the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Director of the ALANA Cultural Center. The committee is chaired by the Dean of the College unless the committee votes to elect one of its other members as chair.

Members 2023-24

Paul McLoughlin, VP and Dean of the College   Consultants
Dorsey Spencer, Dean of Students (Chair)   Kerra Hunter, Assistant Dean & Director of Int'l Student Service
Telisha (Dionne) Bailey 2025 (AL) Lyosha Gorshkov, Dir. of LGBTQ+ Initiatives
Santiago Juarez 2024 (AL) John Palmer, Academic Dir. of OUS
Gunog Seo 2026 (AL) Esther Rosbrook, Dir., ALANA Cultural Center
*Paul Harnik 2026 (AL) Gabriela Marrero, Associate Dean of Admission, Coordinator of Outreach for Opportunity and Inclusion
Taryn Lane  (S) Rodney Agnant, Dir., for Inclusion and Belonging
Jonathan Eaton- P SGA  (S)  
Harshitha Talasila- VP SGA  (S)  
Henry Choi  (S)  

*P. Harnik – replaced by Silvia Jimenez Bolanos (Fall)

Courses on Race, Class, Gender, and Social Justice

Every semester the Committee on ALANA Affairs compiles and shares a list of Colgate courses with an emphasis on race, class, gender, and social justice.

View the list of courses