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Members of the Commission on the Status of Women were invited and appointed by President Weisenstein for a two-year term, beginning in the Fall of 2011.

Over its two-year pilot appointment, the charge to the commission is to:

  1. Examine the Campus Climate Survey data, including drilling down into details of responses and anecdotes not previously reported on, particularly as it relates to women and staff perceptions;

  2. Collect information related to staff perceptions from the Campus Climate Survey from focus groups comprised of individuals from diverse areas, and of diverse backgrounds, ages and levels of responsibility;

  3. Summarize these findings and make recommendations regarding steps to take to work toward improving the campus climate for women staff, faculty and students to President’s Cabinet.