Supporting an Inclusive and Diverse Community


  • Administrative support: Lura Holtkamp,
  • Mary Glenn (co-chair), Associate Dean, CPS
  • Kris Patzlaff (co-chair), Faculty Art
  • Vincent Feliz, CARE Services Coordinator, Dean of Students, Staff
  • Graciela Chipres, Student
  • Joyce Lopes, VP Administration & Finance
  • Susan Marshall, Faculty Forestry & Wildland Resources
  • Jayne McGuire, Faculty Kinesiology & Recreation
  • Melissa Meiris, Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Staff
  • Stephen St.

Increasing Student Success and Academic Excellence


  • Administrative support: Paula Petersen ,
  • Beth Eschenbach (co-chair), Faculty Environmental Resources Engineering
  • Scott Paynton (co-chair), Associate Dean, CAHSS
  • Ramona Bell, Faculty CRGS
  • Peg Blake,, VP Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
  • Juan Cervantes, Student
  • Dale Oliver, Faculty Math
  • Kristen Stegeman-Gould, Creative Director, MarCom, Staff
  • Paula (Pimm) Tripp-Allen, Advisor, ITEPP, Staff
  • Nancy Vizenor, Faculty Business
  • Rhea Williamso

Steering Committee


  • Administrative support: Kay Libolt,
  • Lisa A.


Launching our Second Century

Humboldt State University has evolved over the last 100 years – and particularly over the last decade – into an institution known for high quality academic programs, strong values related to sustainability and social justice, hands-on learning, and a strong connection with our unique place. Now, as we begin our second century, we have a plan in place to build on those strengths to offer an even better experience for our students. This Strategic Plan will guide our efforts in the coming years.