TO: Larry E. Penley, President

FROM: Carmen Menoni, Chair, Commission on Women and Gender Equity

SUBJECT: Report

DATE: May 2, 2009

Enclosed please find the 2007-2008 annual report of the Commission on Women and Gender Equity.

Members of the Commission on Women and Gender Equity

Eric Aoki, Department of Speech Communication

Roselyn Cutler, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Jackie Hartman, College of Business

Dana Hiatt, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Maria Lisa Jones, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Chris Linder, Office of Women’s Programs and Studies

Paola Malpezzi-Price, Department of Foreign Language and Literatures

Danielle Martinez, Graduate Student, SAHE

Carmen Menoni, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tonie Miyamoto, Housing and Dining Services

Laura Saulnier, Undergraduate Student

Malinda Sloan, College of Applied Human Sciences Dean’s Office

Lorie Smith, Training and Organizational Development

Frances Wilson, Bookstore, Lory Student Center

Recommendations
  • Breastfeeding area
  • “Family Friendly or Companion-Care” Restrooms
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Create an institutional guideline for Parental Leave.
  • “Breaking Barriers” Women’s accomplishments at CSU
Statement
  • Expression of continuing support for domestic partner benefits at Colorado State University.