In support of RCBC’s mission of “transforming lives by delivering innovative, high-quality and affordable educational experiences in an accessible and diverse environment,” the mission of PACDEI is to create awareness and action that support inclusion and belonging campus-wide.

Burlington County Underground Railroad Museum

Take a video tour of the Burlington County Underground Railroad Museum. 

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How does RCBC prioritize diversity?

At Rowan College at Burlington County, we hold ourselves accountable with transparent structural and equitable initiatives to ensure that diversity remains our strength. We've been involved in the diversity conversation for decades.

But we're not just interested in the words -- our programs, events, policy evolution and community engagement continue to elevate our approach to this important topic.

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Inclusive Language - Glossary of Working Definitions and Terms

Language evolves, as are the conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion. This glossary and its definitions present common vocabulary within diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. Please note: this is not an exhaustive list of terms.

Meet the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI)

Contact us at

  • Elizabeth Nesius, Co-Chair

  • Meral Muyesser, Co-Chair

  • Andrew Bamford, Coordinator

  • Priti Mihalik, Faculty Representative

  • Tina Burrell, Faculty Senate Representative

  • Administrative Senate Representative: Vacancy

  • All-College Senate Representative: Vacancy

  • Student Government Representative: Vacancy 

  • Dr. Keturah Harris, Community Representative

PACDEI Subcommittees

Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Subcommittee
Open to faculty, staff, and students.
Chair: Corvena Francis-Denton

Disability Subcommittee
Open to faculty, staff, and students.
Chair: Jonathan Weisbrod

Faculty and Staff Subcommittee
Open to faculty and staff.
Chair: Allison Millward, M.A.

Student Subcommittee
Open to students
Interim chair: Andrew Bamford

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, + (LGBTQIA+) Subcommittee
Open to faculty, staff, and students.
Chair: Renita Brady, MSW, LCSW

Women’s Subcommittee
Open to faculty, staff, and students.
Co-Chair: Dr. Leisa Karanjia
Co-Chair: Dr. Brooke Mailhiot

We welcome you to join us. Contact for more information.

Resources from the RCBC Library
DEI Insights 2023 Newsletters
The Baroness Podcast

This monthly series highlights women in leadership while encouraging listeners to build their skills, connect with the community and visualize the opportunities available in various professions. Created by the Women's Advocacy Group, tune in to the RCBC Podcast Network for all episodes.

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Monday, May 15 4 pm - 6 pm SSC Cafeteria
Mount Laurel Campus