RSJ diversity committee

Open inquiry, freedom of expression and respect for difference are fundamental to a comprehensive and dynamic education. The RSJ Diversity Committee is comprised of faculty members who are committed to upholding these ideals by fostering an environment that is conducive to exploring, engaging and expressing diverse perspectives and respecting diverse identities.

As such, the RSJ Diversity Committee develops proactive initiatives to strengthen or uphold these ideals across RSJ programs and curricula. The committee works in conjunction with the RSJ Student Diversity Advisory Panel to solicit student input on diversity initiatives within the school.

Mission statement

To have a measurable impact on the recruitment, retention, graduation rates, employability and graduate school acceptances of Reynolds School students and alumni, particularly those from diverse backgrounds.

Current members

  • Vanessa Vancour (Chair)
  • Paul Mitchell
  • Sheila Peuchaud
  • Myrton Running Wolf
Diversity Journalism, faculty, Spanish language media, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, Noticiero Móvil
Vanessa Vancour
Vanessa Vancour
Editor of Noticiero Móvil She, her, ella
(775) 682-7642
RSJ 215A
2411 Journalism, faculty, Spanish language media, news, broadcast, documentary, reporting, Noticiero Móvil
Diversity Journalism, administration, faculty, recruitment, retention, news, broadcast, documentary, dean's office
Paul Mitchell
Paul Mitchell
Coordinator of Recruitment and Retention He, him
(775) 784 4563
RSJ 301C
2411 Journalism, administration, faculty, recruitment, retention, news, broadcast, documentary, dean's office
Diversity Journalism, faculty, media studies, advertising, public relations
Sheila Peuchaud
Sheila Peuchaud
Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication She, her
(775) 784-4183
RSJ 215F
2411 Journalism, faculty, media studies, advertising, public relations
Diversity Journalism, faculty, advertising, documentary, media studies, visual communication, race and media
Myrton Running Wolf
Myrton Running Wolf
Assistant Professor of Race and Media
(775) 784-4187
RSJ 215B
2411 Journalism, faculty, advertising, documentary, media studies, visual communication, race and media