Charge: To conduct a periodic review of EEO-6 employment records and other statistical data to monitor the university's compliance with its affirmative action plan, policies, and programs and to monitor UCA's compliance in meeting its affirmative action/equal opportunity goals. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions, and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit without regard to sex, race or color, religion, national origin, condition of disability, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Annual Report: The Faculty Senate requests that this committee provide a written report to the Faculty Senate by February 1 of each year. This report should summarize the body´s activities during the prior year, provide appropriate statistics and data, and outline long-range planning for the following year. This report should be approved by the membership of the committee.
Membership: The affirmative action officer serves as permanent chair; three students chosen annually by the SGA to represent minority students and AA/EEO concerns; three staff members chosen by the Staff Senate to staggered three-years terms to represent minority staff personnel and AA/EEO concerns; presidential appointment of one academic department chair to serve a three-year term; presidential appointment of one faculty member from the retention committee to serve a three-year term; one admissions officer appointed by the president; four faculty selected by the Faculty Senate to represent minority faculty and AA/EEO concerns serving staggered four-year terms. The director of institutional research, assistant vice president for legal services, and assistant vice president for human resources serve as ex officio, non-voting members.
Kandi Hughes Director of Affirmative Action, Chair Permanent
Chris Riggins Admissions Office Permanent
Tyra Phillips Staff Senate Appointment 2014
Lula Tyus Staff Senate Appointment 2015
Tiffany Johnson Staff Senate Appointment 2016
Adriian Gardner (FAC) Faculty Senate Appointment 2015
Doug George (LA) Faculty Senate Appointment 2016
Elson Bihm (HBS) Faculty Senate Appointment 2014
Amber Hall Director, Institutional Research Permanent
Warren Readnour General Counsel Permanent
Graham Gillis Asst. Vice President, Human Resources Permanent
Meetings: on call
Reports to: Provost
Send minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees
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