The Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee is primarily concerned with the impact and compliance of University policies, programs, and services on equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity from a system perspective.

2021-22 Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee Leadership

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Meeting Schedule

2021-22 Meeting Schedule 

The Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee meets Mondays from 2:30-4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. University Senate Governance senates and committees will continue meeting via Zoom during fall semester 2021 and spring semester 2022.

DATE TIME LOCATION
September 27, 2021 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom
October 25, 2021 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom
November 29, 2021 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom
January 31, 2022 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom
February 28, 2022 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom
April 25, 2022 2:30-4 p.m Online Via Zoom

Committee members will be automatically added to a Google Calendar invite for these meetings at the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year. 

Committee Charge

University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5

D. EQUITY, ACCESS, AND DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

The Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee is primarily concerned with the impact and compliance of University policies, programs, and services on equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity from a system perspective.

Membership

The Equity, Access & Diversity Committee shall be composed of: 

  • at least 7 faculty members, 
  • 2 academic professional members, 
  • 6 students (including at least one from each system campus), 
  • 2 civil service members, and 
  • ex officio representation as specified by vote of the University Senate.

Faculty, academic professional, civil service, and student members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees. Each system campus shall have at least 1 faculty or academic professional member where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. To advise the president and administrative offices on the impact of University policies, programs and services on equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity from a system perspective.

b. To promote compliance among the University community with equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity laws and policies relating to students and staff.

c. To review policies, programs and services related to equal opportunity for and the diversity of students and employees, and recommend any changes.

d. To bring concerns to the Senate, as appropriate.

e. To recommend to the Senate Consultative Committee such actions or policies as it deems appropriate.

(updated: 7/19/16)