Equal Opportunity & Access

Advisory Committees

University Diversity Council

Meetings: 4-5 per semester
Time: Arranged
Place: Arranged
Co-Chairs: Andrea Henderson, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Access; and Ronald Williams, Assistant Vice President, Office of the Provost and Academic Vice President.
Reports to: Office of Equal Opportunity & Access

Duties: Members serve as constituent representatives on issues related to affirmative action/equal opportunity and make recommendations to the Equal Opportunity and Access Officers and to the President regarding policy, campus initiatives, and programs in support of the University's Affirmative Action program.

Web Accessibility Committee

Meetings: Monthly
Time: Arranged
Place: Arranged
Chairs: Andrea Henderson, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Access
Richard Chamberlain, Executive Director, University Technology
Reports to: University Diversity Council

Duties: Members serve as constituent representatives to formulate plans to ensure university compliance with IBHE and legislative mandates for web accessibility for individuals with disability.

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Advisory Committee

Meetings: Monthly
Time: Arranged
Place: Arranged
Chair: Andrea Henderson, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Access
Reports to: University Diversity Council

Duties: Members serve as constituent representatives to evaluate and develop strategies for addressing physical and program barriers for students and employees with disabilities.

University Committee on Sexual Orientation

Meetings: Once a month, usually the first Monday
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: Library
Co-Chairs:Melanie Hetzel-Riggin, Associate Professor, Psychology ; Dana Lindemann, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Reports to: University Diversity Council

Contact: Andrea Henderson, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Access

Duties: Considers issues relevant to sexual orientation in University policies and programs. Participates in policy definition and refinement, most recently for Domestic Partner Benefits. Coordinates programs relevant to topics of sexual orientation. Serves as a resource for faculty/staff and departments.