Survey Results to Shape Chancellor's Commission on Women Priorities

The Chancellor's Commission on Women surveyed the U of A campus in early spring semester for input in setting the commission's priorities for the 2021-22 academic year. The following three priorities were identified:

  1. Advocate for greater representation of women (students, faculty and staff) in campus programs

  2. Highlight the accomplishments of women on campus

  3. Provide feedback for policy, guidance or procedure changes to promote the success of women on campus

The commission will form subcommittees to directly address and engage each of these three priorities beginning in fall semester 2021.

About the Chancellor's Commission on Women: Founded in 2010, the Chancellor's Commission on Women is an advisory group charged with reviewing and monitoring policies, programs and issues to ensure that all women at the university are given the best possible opportunities for success within the institution and in their professional and college careers. Membership comprises both graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff who serve on staggered three-year appointments to ensure fresh and diverse points of view. The group collectively decides on issues to address each year and relies on input from colleagues, students and occasional surveys to gain a sense of the campus' interests and needs.


Theresa Parrish, academic counselor
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