"Opening Wide the Gateways" is a reflection of Davidson's Statement of Purpose, culture of action, and value on inclusivity. 

Davidson's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) focuses on disciplines where we have seen differential performance between majority and underrepresented students. 


Leaders & Participants

QEP Institutional Leaders

  • Philip N. Jefferson, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
  • Fuji Lozada, Associate Dean of Faculty and QEP Coordinator
  • Linda LeFauve, Associate Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research and QEP Committee Co-chair

QEP Advisory Committee - Faculty and Staff Members

  • Fuji Lozada, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director, John Crosland, Jr. Center for Teaching & Learning
  • Beth Bleil, Director of Academic Access and Disability Resources
  • Linda LeFauve, Associate Vice President for Planning and Institutional Research
  • Brent Maher, Director of Academic Assessment
  • Magdalena Maiz-Pena, William H. Williamson Professor of Spanish
  • Leah Rapley, Assistant Director of Civic Engagement/Director of Freedom Schools
  • Sabriya Rosemond, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Kevin Smith, Associate Professor of Biology

QEP Learning Community Faculty

  • Durwin Striplin, Chair and Professor of Chemistry
  • Mitch Anstey, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Cindy Hauser, Professor of Chemistry
  • Maurya Boyd, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Jessica Good, Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Diana Leyva, Nancy Akers and J. Mason Wallace Assistant Professor of Psychology

QEP Advisory Committee - Student Members

  • Emmit Sklar, Class of 2021
  • Tiffany Pauls, Class of 2020