The Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC) was established in 2016 and held it's inaugural meeting in November 2016.  The EDICC sets the framework for equality in service provision and employment across the University through development of operational work programmes.

This committee is composed of representative members from across the University who are senior decision makers with responsibilities for major units, schools, colleges, and leadership, including involvement from the Students' Union and Staff Networks. The EDICC reports to both the University Management Team (UMT) and to Údarás na hOllscoile, via a sub-committee of the Údarás, the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Terms of Reference of the EDICC were initally approved on November 1st 2016 and are reviewed regularly: Terms of Reference EDICC

The EDICC meets four times per academic year and working groups have been scoped to develop plans in relation to 4 strategic areas:

EDICC Structure

Membership of the Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Campus Committee (EDICC)

 Job Title/RepresentativeName
CHAIR Vice President for Equality and Diversity Prof Anne Scott
SECRETARY Office of the Vice President for Equality and Diversity Ms Tonya Watts
MEMBERS Registrar and Deputy President Prof Pól Ó Dochartaigh
  Dean, TBC TBC
  Dean, College of Business, Public Policy, and Law Prof John McHale
  Dean of Graduate Studies Prof Lucy Byrnes
  Chief Operating Officer Mr John Gill
  Academic Secretary Ms Caroline Loughnane
  VP-Welfare and Equality Officer, Students' Union    Mr Brandon Walsh
  Part-Time Officer, Students' Union TBC
  Vice President for Research  Prof Lokesh Joshi
  Vice President - International Prof Becky Whay
  Head of Equal Opportunities Ms Aoife Cooke
  Head of Student Services Mr John Hannon
  Centre for Global Women's Studies   Dr Nata Duvvury
  Director of Estates Mr John Gibney
  Director of Library Mr John Cox
  Director of International Office Ms Anna Cunningham
  Director of Human Resources Ms Josephine Hynes
  Head of School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Applied Maths Dr Rachel Quinlan
  Head of School of Medicine Dr Carmel Malone
  Head of Cairnes School of Business and Economics Dr Tom Acton
  Head of School of Psychology Dr John Bogue
  Vice-Dean EDI CASSCS Dr Gerry Molloy
  Vice-Dean EDI CBPPL Dr Shivaun Quinlivan
  Vice-Dean EDI CoS Dr Niall Madden
  Vice-Dean EDI CoEI Ms Mary Dempsey
  Vice-Dean EDI CMNHS Dr Sinéad Lydon
  Co-Chair of University Women's Network Dr Rachel Hilliard
  Co-Chair of LGBT+ Staff Network Dr Chris Noone

 

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report

The Public Sector Duty was introduced as part of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) Act 2014.  The University is required to produce an annual report that is accessible to the public which includes details of developments and initiatives in the line with the Public Sector Duty. Production of this annual report falls under the remit of the EDICC. Please find the current and past annual reports below.

NUI Galway Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report 2018/19

NUI Galway Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report 2017/18

NUI Galway Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Report 2016/17