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Mission

The Minority Executive Council is committed to supporting and enriching the overall experience and professional development of faculty and staff of color at The College of New Jersey.  In accordance with the college’s mission and core belief which states that “The College’s cultural, social, and intellectual life are enriched and enlivened by diversity,” MEC supports various programs and activities that enhance the quality of the “TCNJ experience.”

GOAL I
Provide support services and professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Sponsor Newcomer’s Reception for new faculty and staff, and solicit their involvement in MEC
  • Serve as a resource for faculty and staff of color
  • Encourage MEC members to submit articles to College publications and other professional newsletters and journals
  • Annually sponsor a professional development luncheon for its membership
  • Encourage and motivate MEC membership to actively pursue professional development
  • Provide resources and recommendations regarding diversity to the President of the College

GOAL II
Support programs and activities that enhance academic and social success for students of color at The College of New Jersey

OBJECTIVES:

  • Sponsor Book Scholarship through fund raising efforts
  • Encourage MEC membership to build mentoring relationships with student organizations of color
  • Sponsor annual Commencement Reception
  • Recognize outstanding student achievement in academics, leadership and service to the community through annual awards
  • Advocate for culturally representative curriculum
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