Affirmative Action & Diversity

Fall Quarter 2017-2018

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52. Affirmative Action and Diversity (Renum 5/24/2001)
A. This committee shall consist of seven members of the Academic Senate, the Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Campus Community Relations non-voting ex officio, one undergraduate student representative, one graduate student representative, and three representatives appointed by the Davis Academic Federation. (Am. 10/20/97) (Am. 9/1/2010)
B. The committee shall have the following duties, which may be overseen by a subcommittee of its members and others: (Am. 9/1/2010)
1. To advise the Chief Campus Officer and the Davis Division on general policies and practice bearing on affirmative action and diversity for academic personnel and academic programs. As used here, "affirmative action" refers to policies and programs concerning African Americans, Chicanos/Latinos/Hispanics, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, women, persons with disabilities, special disabled veterans and Vietnam era veterans, while "diversity" refers inclusively to all distinctions based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs, status within or outside the university, or other differences among people that may be subject to bias on the part of others.
2. To monitor all aspects of the Educational Opportunity Program and Student Affirmative Action, with special attention to the problems of admission and retention of culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged students.
3. To undertake studies of affirmative action and diversity policies and practices and to advise the Chief Campus Officer, the Davis Division and relevant campus units accordingly. These studies should include data and analyses provided by the campus administration on:
a. the recruitment, admission, retention, appointment, assignment to duties, salaries, advancement, and separation from employment of members of groups protected by affirmative action policies and other groups identified by the Committee as the subject of its concern;
b. events having either a positive or negative impact on diversity; and
c. steps taken to create a supportive environment for all members of the campus community.
4. To advise the Divisional Committees on Academic Personnel and Admission and Enrollment regarding affirmative action and diversity issues within the jurisdiction of those committees.
5. To report annually to the Davis Division on policies and practices.