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Commission on Women and Gender Equity


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May 16, 2018
The Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academic has issued a preliminary report highlighting key issues and recommendations based on an in-depth review of University policies, procedures, and practices that contribute to a culture of gender equity or that pose obstacles to that goal. Read More
University of Rochester Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia co-chairs Amy Lerner and Antoinette Esce // Photographed February 22, 2018 // Photo by Stephen Dow / University of Rochester
March 18, 2018
The newly formed Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia, chaired by associate professor of biomedical engineering Amy Lerner, left, and medical student Antoinette Esce ’15 has agreed to recommendations for clearer policies related to such issues as sexual harassment and intimate relationships, but is calling for further action to address what they say are more central issues of gender inequity.Read More