UM System names chair of diversity task force
COLUMBIA - UM System Interim President Michael Middleton has announced the head of the newly created diversity, equity and inclusion task force.
Middleton appointed David Mitchell, the associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of law, to chair the task force.
The task force was announced along with seven other initiatives in November and will look at programs and policies within the system to make recommendations for potential revisions.
Mitchell has been teaching at the University of Missouri since 2006. Prior to coming to Columbia, he served as a law clerk for a U.S. District Court judge.