The Status of Women Committee [This committee ceased to be active in 2005]
and was abolished by
in November 2007.
The following information is taken from Motion
US00/01-6 which revises the charges to the standing University Committees.
STATUS OF WOMEN COMMITTEE
CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Status of Women Committee shall be primarily concerned with women
members of the University community. The responsibilities of the committee
shall include the following: 1) To act in an advisory capacity in developing
affirmative action programs to the University administration, faculty,
and students; 2) To provide opportunities for women to explore a variety
of potential careers that may not be defined by traditional roles; 3) To
identify barriers which may block job opportunities and career development
of women, and to stimulate career development programs for women; 4) To
encourage more women to take part in the administration of the University,
and to encourage greater faculty and administrative efforts to assure that
access to participation in University governance is accorded women; and,
5) To review and consider other woman‰s issues as appropriate.
Membership of the Status of Women Committee is not fixed and shall include
members from both sexes and from the classified, faculty, and student constituencies.Membership
traditionally consists of 5-6 faculty, 3 classified staff, 3 students,
plus the Director of Affirmative Action (ex officio).
The Status of Women Committee shall report to the University Senate.
At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report
submitted by the Committee Chair to the Secretary of the University Senate
no later than the final University Senate meeting in May. The committee
shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.
See also US01/02-4
which is a process for filling vacancies on elected committees:
7.1 Since 1991-92, all non-elected committees established by faculty legislation
are appointed by the Committee on Committees, a committee appointed by
the University Senate. The Secretary of the Faculty shall coordinate the
elections of faculty to elective committees. The secretary shall arrange
for the filling of vacancies on elected committees and councils by notifying
the next eligible candidate, determined in descending order of the number
of votes received in the most recent election for the relevant committee
or council. If no eligible candidate is available to fill the vacancy,
the Senate Executive Committee, with advice and recommendations from the
Committee on Committees, shall appoint an eligible faculty member to fill
the vacancy until the next regular election cycle. Filling a vacancy shall
not preclude the appointee from standing for election to the same committee
or council during the next election cycle if eligible.
Student membership not available.
1999-2000: Terri Warpinski, convenor; Jennifer Freyd, Barbara May, Debra
Merskin, Carol Silverman, Nat Teich, Sid Moore, Margaret Prentice, Kathy
Saranpa, Shelia Stigall, Ken Lehrman, Nancy Ulrich, Catherine Flynn-Purvis.
2001-2002: Pam Birrell, Laura Blake Jones, Deb Casey, Ed Kame'enui, Dennis
Reynolds, Debra Eisert, Mary Grenci, Anne Leavitt, Clarice Wilsey, Lori
Brown, Jennifer Rowan, Ken Lehrman.
2002-2003:Linda King, convenor; Eisert, Debra; Grenci, Mary; Leavitt, Anne;
Wilsey, Clarice; Jennifer Rowan; Bohls, Elizabeth; Forell, Caroline; Kelsky,
Karen; Peppis, Paul; Smith, Bev; Audra Peterson.
2003-2004: Bohls, Elizabeth; Forell, Caroline; Kelsky, Karen; Peppis, Paul;
Audra Peterson; Smith, Bev; Leslie Bennett; Brandy Ota; Dennis Reynolds.
2005-2006: Bryna Goodman, Linda Forrest, Bev Smith, Naomi Zack, Marina
Guenza, Erin O’Brien, Dennis Reynolds, Jane Ritter, Todd Simmons, Elizabeth
Wheeler, Kim O'Brien, Audra Peterson.
2006-2007: On recommendation of the Committee on Committees, no appointments
were made for the 2006-07 academic year.
2007-2008: No appointments made.