Structures & People

Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Charge

Purpose: In the spirit of the University's guiding principle to "support a community devoted to diversity/inclusivity of thought and experience," the Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence will provide the Chancellor with advice and recommendations that will promote a learning community that pursues and embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence also advises the Chancellor on affirmative action matters in compliance with the University of Wisconsin System Equal Opportunity Policy.

Function:The Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence provides advice to the Chancellor by:

Membership: The Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence shall consist of 21 members: four faculty, three academic staff, one classified employee, and four students. There will be nine members who will serve by position, the campus Minority and Disadvantaged Coordinator/Diversity Director (coordinator of the American Intercultural Center), will serve as Chair the Council, the Affirmative Action officer or designee, a representative from Athletics, the Provost, the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Phuture Phoenix, the Director of Pre-College, the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and the Disability Services Coordinator.

Term:Members of the Council who do not serve based on position shall serve two-year rotating terms. After sitting out for a full year, a member may be re-appointed for another two-year term. Student appointments will be for one year and can be renewed for up to three years total.

Meetings:The Council meets monthly.