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Status of Women Council

Co-Chairs: Eve Weinbaum
                Joanne Levenson
                Susan Ware

Membership List


Annual Reports:

1999 Gender Equity Survey

Special Report concerning Vision 2000 (Fall 1997)

The New Agenda of Women for Higher Education at UMass (Fall 1993)

Creating and Maintaining a Family-Friendly Workplace at UMass Amherst (Spring 2007)

Creating and Maintaining a Family-Friendly Workplace at UMass Amherst - PHOTOS (Spring 2007)

The next Status of Women Council meeting will be held on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Campus Center, Room 905-09.


The Status of Women Council shall make recommendations affecting the status of women on the
campus, including such matters as recruitment, promotion and salaries, the granting of tenure, the
establishment of day care centers, the admission of undergraduate and graduate women students,
the granting of financial aid, the development of programs for women whose careers have been
interrupted by marriage or childbirth, and the availability and conditions of part-time work.

Its membership shall be:
(a) Thirteen Faculty Members, including one from each School/College headed by a Dean and one
      Member of the Library Staff;
(b) One Representative from the Massachusetts Society of Professors, selected by the
      Massachusetts Society of Professors;
(c) One Representative from Everywoman’s Center;
(d) Two Members of the non-professional staff, selected by the appropriate unions;
(e) One Member of the professional staff, chosen by the Professional Staff Union (PSU);
(f) The Provost or a designee, serving ex officio;
(g) The Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance or a designee, serving ex officio;
(h) The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life or a designee, serving ex officio;
(i) The Associate Chancellor for Equal Opportunity and Diversity or a designee, serving
     ex officio;
(j) The Chairperson of the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Program or a designee, serving ex officio;
(k) The Director of the Office of Family Resources of a designee, serving ex officio;
(l) The Secretary of the Faculty Senate or a designee, serving ex officio, non-voting;
(m) Two Graduate Students; and
(n) Two Undergraduate Students.

From Chapter 5 Section 16 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws





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