Maria Truglio has served as a member of the Faculty Senate’s Undergraduate Education Committee (2009–2011) where she engaged in discussions that led to the recognition of ASL as fulfilling “world language” requirements. Later, she joined the Educational Equity and Campus Environment Committee (2012-2013), addressing such issues as the role of Latino/a Studies, methods to ensure that search committees value diversity in their hiring practices, and analyses of the climate on all PSU campuses for LGBTQ communities.