Current Projects

Highlights of Past Accomplishments

  • Delivery of gender-inclusive research language practices to the IRB
  • Establishment and funding of the LGBTQ+ Champion of the Year Award
  • Facilitation of LIFT training for the Academic Leadership Council and the Chancellor’s Cabinet
  • Robust subcommittee work around areas of education, campus climate, and policies and procedures
  • Orientation for campus Deans and Associate Deans
  • Outreach to encourage students and other community members to participate in subcommittee work
  • Updates to Inclusive Facilities policy for pre-existing and new campus buildings
  • Response to University Personnel System proposed decisions regarding imputed tax for employees seeking domestic partner benefits
  • Communications with ETF regarding its inequitable determinations of domestic partnerships and employee’s sex for benefit eligibility
  • Co-sponsorship of First Friday events
  • Approval of Gender Inclusive Housing
  • Efforts to implement a campus-wide preferred name option
  • Work on securing travel & carry letters for faculty, staff through BFS/Travel & for students through Travel & Norris

Past Projects and Priorities for the Future

  • Out of Respect Screening & Panel Discussion
  • Involvement in Diversity & Climate @ UWM: A Campus Conversation
  • Participate in Human Factor/Campus Climate Task Force
  • Online Hate & Bias Motivated Incident Reporting Initiative
  • Student, staff and faculty implications
  • Addresses Living, Learning, and Working Environments
  • Climate-Safe Space Training, LGBT Resource Center programming
  • Representative on Diversity & Leadership Council
  • Support securing non-Interim LGBT Studies Certificate Coordinator
  • Inclusive Excellence conference participation

Committee Archive

This section is under revision.  New URLs will be available soon.

  • Committee Charter (2006 version)
  • Appendix A:  Committee Charge and Membership
  • Appendix B:  Potential Effect of Wisconsin’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment Banning Domestic Partnerships, Civil Unions, and Same-Sex Marriage on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and its faculty, staff, and employees:  An Educational Paper.
  • Appendix C:  Anti-Gay Graffiti Log
  • Inclusive Facilities Policy (S-67)
  • Report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, May 2006