A Statement from the Council

The heart of this University, and its identity, has always been its faculty, productive research scholars and teachers who stand at the top of their respective fields and together create a vital and rigorous climate.

Changing the Face of Physical Sciences

Changing the face of physical sciences: Progress for women researchers

Women’s Leadership Council

The Women’s Leadership Council advises the Provost on the implementation of the University’s commitment to become the institution of choice for outstanding women scholars in all fields of study. Women faculty representing each of the divisions and schools serve on the Council acting as a conduit for the concerns and proposals of the faculty in their respective units. Council members research and recommend policies and practices that will foster the University’s recruitment, retention, and advancement of the most highly qualified female academics.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.