Director – Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Dr. Joni E. Baker

Dr. Joni E. Baker is Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity for The Texas A&M System. Prior to that, she was Manager of Community Development for the A&M System.

From 1984 to 1995, Dr. Baker was a Diplomat with the U.S. Department of State, serving at embassies in Africa and Asia. She is a graduate of American University, Georgetown University, and Texas A&M University.  Complete Resume.

  • Equal Opportunity

    Equal Opportunity

    The Texas A&M University System is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. The System Equal Opportunity and Diversity Office is responsible for the Equal Opportunity programs of the universities and agencies of the A&M System. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity serves as the liaison between System members and various local, state and federal civil rights agencies. These include the Civil Rights Division of the Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (U.S. Department of Labor), and the offices of civil rights within the various federal departments. The Texas A&M University System is dedicated to the provision of discrimination-free workplaces and learning environments. It has adopted a proactive approach to prevent discrimination, sexual harassment and related retaliation through training and other programs. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • Reporting



    Affirmative Action Plan for Minorities and Women

    Affirmative Action Plan(s) for Individuals with Disabilities and for Veterans of the Vietnam Era

    Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System Fall Staff Survey (previously EEO-6)

    VETS-4212 Federal Contractor Reporting




    Workforce Analysis

    Recruitment Plan

    Annual Report

    Biennial Report on Statewide Civilian Workforce

    Veteran Workforce Summary Reports for State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education


    A&M System Reports


    Reaffirmation of Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Access


  • Resources




  • Contact

    Joni Baker Director, Equal Opportunity and Diversity Phone: 979-458-6203 Office: MCB 407