Commission on the Status of Blacks
The purpose of this Commission is to advise the President of the University on matters
of concern to Black faculty, staff, and students. The body exists in order to promote
awareness and programs of interest toTennessee Tech Black persons.
In pursuing this purpose the Commission will endeavor to:
a. Improve the quality of life for Black students, faculty, staff.
b. Promote the hiring and promotion of Blacks through the evaluation and use of theTennessee Tech Affirmative Action Plan and other employment and promotion programs.
c. Make recommendations regarding recruiting, retention, and extra-curricular programs.
d. Promote the development of the Black Cultural Center.
e. Serve in an advisory capacity to the Black Cultural Center.
f. Strive to promote more positive attitudes toward Blacks and Black issues.