Women's Issues Committee

Women in Leadership Awards - March 1, 2016

The UW-Whitewater Women's Issues Committee recognized contributions of the "Women in Leadership" honorees at the annual Women's History Month Program. A complete list of awardees from 2004 to the present can be found here.  The nomination form can be found here.

WIC2016

PICTURED ARE THE 2016 WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP AWARDEES: TOP ROW L-R: KATY HEYNING, ELENA LEVY-NAVARRO, VESNA BRAJKOVIC, HERMIE SNOREK; MIDDLE ROW - ERIN EVERETT; BOTTOM ROW L-R: TRACEY SCHERR, LYNN SMITH, COURTNEY LUEDKE, MAI YIA LEE, SHARON MUELLER.

Gender Equity Report

Women's Issues CommitteeIn the spring of 2008, the Chancellor and the Provost authorized and funded the Gender Equity Report. Faculty members from the Women's Issues Committee collaborated with representatives from university administration and the Office of Institutional Research to form the Gender Equity Task Force in order to complete this report. The goal of the project is to initiate improved gender equity for students, staff, faculty, and administrators across campus.
Read the 2009 Gender Equity Report

UW-W Breastfeeding Policy

A Lactation room is now available in Hyland Hall 1006 - To register for access to the room, click on the following link http://tiny.cc/HH_LactationRoomRequest. Information on the campus breastfeeding policy may be found on the Human Resources website at http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/hr/.

About the Committee

The Women's Issues Committee promotes interest in women and women's issues on campus by

  • Providing educational programming to celebrate women and their accomplishments e.g. sponsoring Women's History Month), combating sexism, and by encouraging content on women be included throughout the curriculum.
  • Conducting research to investigate the status of women on campus, their concerns, and their needs.

Women's Issues Committee meetings are held the second Thursday of each month from 3:45-5:00 p.m.

Membership - Criteria for membership is interest in women's issues and willingness to participate actively. Membership is voluntary and final number of potential members flexible. Volunteer members should represent the following areas:

  • Women's Studies Department Chairperson (permanent chair of the committee)
  • Department of Athletics
  • Wellness Center
  • Academic Staff Assembly
  • Women's Center
  • Children's Center
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Student Affairs
  • Student Community
  • LGBT Task Force
  • Members at Large
  • Other Constituencies

Contact Us

Women's Issues Committee

c/o Janay Alston/Ellie Schemenauer
(262) 472-5235/(262) 472-2872
alstonJS16@uww.edu
schemene@uww.edu
UW-Whitewater
Whitewater, WI 53190

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

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