Affirmative Action/Diversity Committee

The Affirmative Action/Diversity Committee reviews and develops recommendations on matters of mutual concern in the areas of equal employment and affirmative action with preference given to minorities, women, persons with disabilities, or an employee with military status through the following programs:

Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Leave Program

Funds are provided to enhance employment opportunities by assisting employees to prepare for permanent or continuing appointments with preferences given to minorities, women, persons with disabilities or employees with military status.

Grants for Employees with Disabilities Program

This program provides funding for additional disability related expenses incurred because of the disability for professional work-related activities. It is not intended to replace accommodations which the campus must provide under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


The Campus Grants Program also provides funding for initiatives related to affirmative action and diversity.