Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


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The DEI Committee is responsible for coordinating and overseeing activities and events on campus involving topics focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The committee was established with the goal of advancing positive change and creating a community where all students, faculty, and staff at Morningside are heard, welcomed, and supported. Students, faculty, and staff can serve on the committee.



Organizing and executing activities throughout the year focused on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Morningside and beyond.

Events & Programing

Sponsoring academic and cultural special events and programming.


Assessing the Morningside campus environment and cultivating a community that embraces diversity and inclusion, promotes cultural awareness and understanding, and provides opportunities for all students, faculty, and staff to learn and celebrate their cultures and identities.


Serving as a liaison and host for discussions and ideas regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion from offices, departments, and organizations across campus. 


Stacey Alex

Stacey Alex

Assistant Professor

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Andre McWell

Andre McWell

Director of Persistence and Diversity

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Kristine Mickelson

Associate Professor

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Anni Moore

Associate Professor

I love teaching at Morningside because I get to work with amazing students, teach them about the great world of microbiology, guide many of them through research projects, and see them graduate and go on to do good things in the world. As an educator, I cannot think of anything more rewarding!

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Bryan Farris

Bryan Farris

Head Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach

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