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Commission on Women and Gender Equity
May 16, 2018
Commission issues report on gender equity issues at the University
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.
March 18, 2018
Commission leaders see broader mission
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.
February 28, 2018
International Women’s Day Event: Panel Discussion with Local Rochester Activists
The event, Raise Your Voice!, features a panel of local activists who will discuss their activism in conjunction with International Women's Day on Thursday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m. An informal reception will follow. The event is presented by the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia.
February 20, 2018
Commission on Women and Gender Equity issues response to White Report
The Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia has issued a detailed response to the recommendations made in the Independent Investigation Report. Feedback from the University community is welcome.
January 24, 2018
Commission on Women and Gender Equity updates Faculty Senate
Commission Co-chair Amy Lerner delivered an update at the Faculty Senate meeting to brief faculty on the progress of the Commission.