*Note: changed/additional language is in red

Language for Vice Chair:

Commission membership is made up of 14 appointed members, including five academic faculty members, the chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women Faculty, three state classified staff members, three administrative professional members, one undergraduate student and one graduate student.

Commission members are appointed for three-year terms, renewable up to two times.

The chair of the CWGE is a member of the academic faculty and is appointed by the University President for a three-year term, with the option of up to two consecutive additional two-year terms.  A vice chair may be appointed to serve alongside the chair during the chair’s final year on the Commission.  Upon the chair leaving the Commission, the vice chair will be appointed by the University President chair and is eligible to serve the full-length three-year term with the option of up to two consecutive additional tw0-year terms.

Language for Vice Chair and Including Senior Staff as Eligible for Chair:

The chair of the CWGE is a member of the academic faculty or senior level administrative professional or state classified staff and is appointed by the University President for a three-year term with the option of up to two consecutive additional two-year terms.  A vice chair may be appointed to serve alongside the chair during the chair’s final year on the Commission.  Upon the chair leaving the Commission, the vice chair will be appointed chair by the University President and is eligible to serve the full-length three-year term with the option of up to two consecutive additional two-year terms.  At any given time, the chair and vice chair position should consist of one academic faculty member in either position and one senior level staff member in either position.