Committee Charge

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The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Accessibility acts as an advisory body to the Chancellor, Provost and the ADA Coordinator and assists the university in continuing to develop a campus that is universally accessible while also overseeing ongoing compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and amendments.

The functions of the committee include:

  1. To develop and recommend within the campus governance and administrative structures, policies pertaining to campus compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability laws.
  2. To lend influence and support campus education, outreach and programming regarding disabilities, universal design, accessibility and legal obligations pertaining to these.
  3. To create a centralized accessibility and disability information website.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Committee Chairs, Shannon Aylesworth ( and Karen Wolfert (


More about Accessibility and Accommodations at UWM  – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is committed to making its campus and resources accessible. This site provides a central resource for students, staff and visitors regarding accessibility at UWM.