Commission on the Status of Women

Support for Women

The Commission on the Status of Women provides a supportive campus climate for female students and women in faculty, staff, and administrative positions by promoting an awareness of women's issues, overseeing the Tennessee Tech Women's Center, and initiating programs of interest to women in the Tennessee Tech community.

Commitment to Improvement

The Commission works to promote the hiring and promotion of women as well as improve opportunities for women in faculty, administrative, and staff positions.

Opportunities to Learn

Through Tennessee Tech's Women's Center, the commission provides educational opportunities about specific issues and events that enhance a general awareness and appreciation for diversity.

Purpose

The purposes of the Commission on the Status of Women are to provide a supportive campus climate for women students, faculty, staff, and administrative positions; to promote an awareness of women's issues; to oversee the Tennessee Tech Women's Center; and to initiate programs of interest to women in the Tennessee Tech community.

In pursuing these objectives, the Commission will endeavor to:

  • Promote the hiring and promotion of women through the use and improvement of the Tennessee Tech
  • Affirmative Action Plan and other employment and promotion programs.
  • Improve opportunities for women in faculty, administrative, and staff positions.
  • Support a positive campus climate.
  • Promote awareness of women's issues.
  • Determine procedures for the Women's Center and its further development.
  • Promote educational offerings which pertain to women's issues.
  • Promote appreciation of the diversity within the lives of women and men.

 

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