INFORMS Ad-hoc Diversity Committee

During the Summer of 2006, Professor Mark S. Daskin of Northwestern University, the 2006 President of INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences), appointed an Ad-hoc Committe on Diversity. The commitee's preliminary findings, along with the presentation on the findings, were presented to the INFORMS Board of Directors at its meeting at the Annual INFORMS Meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA, November 5-8, 2006.

Findings (pdf)

Presentation (pdf)

The Chair of the Ad-hoc Committee, Professor Anna Nagurney, thanks President Daskin for taking the initiative to examine diversity within INFORMS. She also wishes to thank the committee members:

Dr. Ann Campbell, University of Iowa
Dr. Jim Cochran, Louisiana Tech University
Dr. Illya Hicks, Texas A&M University
Dr. Tava Olsen, Washington University
Dr. Susan Sanchez, Naval Postgraduate School
Dr. Z-J Max, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Beril Toktay, Georgia Institute of Technology

Last Update: December 10, 2006