President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women


To promote gender equity and justice in the University community. The Committee consists of representatives from University staff, students and faculty.

The Committee’s work includes:

  • assessing University policies and procedures relating to women staff, students and faculty
  • promoting policies and procedures that will benefit quality of life for women in the University environment physically, educationally and spiritually
  • surveying women staff, students and faculty about issues they confront as women in the University context
  • educating the university community about issues facing women in professional, educational and other contexts
  • encouraging women to take leadership roles in the University, Church and society
  • encouraging dialogue and debate around the roles of women in the University, in the Church and in society at large
  • providing funding and support for projects that promote the advancement and equality of women in the University context and beyond