TO:

Dr. Tony Frank, Interim President

FROM:

Dr. Carmen Menoni, Chair

Dr. Paola Malpezzi Price, Co-Chair

SUBJECT: Annual report of the 2008-2009 Commission on Women and Gender Equity

DATE: April 27, 2009

Membership of the Commission on Women and Gender Equity (CWGE)

Carmen Menoni, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Paola Malpezzi Price, Department of Foreign Languages & Literature
Jim Banning, School of Education
Kathy Brandon, Housing & Dining Services
Roselyn Cutler, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Gemara Gillford, Undergraduate Student, Biology
Jackie Hartman, College of Business
Nancy Irlbeck, College of Agricultural Sciences
Chris Linder, Office of Women’s Programs & Studies
Danielle Martinez, Graduate Student, College of Applied Human Sciences
Jill Salahub, Department of English
Lorie Smith, Training and Organizational Development
Frances Wilson, CSU Bookstore

Recommendations
  • Create a parental leave policy for employees
  • Improve work conditions for non-tenure track faculty
  • Conduct periodic assessment to the campus climate for women
  • Conduct updated salary equity study
  • Establish Ombuds program for faculty, staff and administrators
  • Provide greater support for Women’s Programs and Studies
Statements
  • On process for receiving feedback from CSU President
  • Expression of continuing support for domestic partner benefits at Colorado State University

Copy of Report