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Women's Advisory Committee to the Provost

The Women's Advisory Committee to the Provost advises the Provost on important issues of special interest to women within the University community. In its advisory capacity, the committee assists in identifying and in suggesting solutions to important issues relative to the roles and participation of women in the academic areas of the University. The committee may consult with the Provost or members of the Provost's staff to clarify and to discuss strategies for enhancing the experiences of and conditions for women in the academic workplace.

The committee focuses on such issues as equity in and access to faculty positions, tenure, promotion and salaries; sexual discrimination and harassment; safety for women on campus, and gender equity in the curriculum. The committee consults with the Provost in the development of programs, workshops and forums that assist women faculty and academic staff in maximizing their achievements.