The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC) of Údarás na hOllscoile was established in May 2017 and held its inaugural meeting in June 2017.  

The Terms of Reference of the EDIC were initally approved at the June 2017 meeting and are reviewed regularly. The Terms of Reference were updated in May 2021 and approved by Údarás na hOllscoile in June 2021: EDIC Terms of Reference.‌

The EDIC meet three times per year to review the work of the EDI Campus Committee and provide strategic planning and support for equality, diversity, and inclusion governance and initiatives at NUI Galway. The committee reports directly to Údarás na hOllscoile.

Membership of the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

 Job Title/Representative  Name
CHAIR External member of Údarás Ms Eileen Mannion
VICE-CHAIR TBC  
SECRETARY Office of the Vice-President for Equality and Diversity Ms Niamh Gallagher
MEMBERS VP Welfare & Equality Officer, Students' Union Ms Cora Clarke
  Vice-President for Equality and Diversity TBC
  Internal member of Údarás Dr Rachel Hilliard
  Internal member of Údarás Dr Eric Mortimer
  Internal member of Údarás Ms Amanda McCloat
  Internal member of Údarás Ms Sinéad Beacom
  Internal member of Údarás Prof Ó Dochartaigh
  Internal member of Údarás Mr Sebastiaan Bierema
  External member of Údarás Mr Mike Jennings