Women's Issues Committee


  1. Promote interest in women and women's issues on campus.
  2. Provide educational programming to celebrate women and their accomplishments (e.g. Sponsor Women's History Week), to combat sexism, and to encourage content on women to be included throughout the curriculum.
  3. Advocate for and support the development of an Office of Women on campus.
  4. Conduct research to investigate the status of women on campus, their concerns, and their needs.


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 committee)
    • College of Arts & Communication
    • College of Business & Economics
    • College of Education
    • College of Letters & Sciences
    • Student Affairs
    • Affirmative Action
    • University Health and Counseling
    • Athletics
    • Members at Large
    • Other Constituencies
    • Students


  • Alston, Janay S
  • Braman, Kate
  • Burkholder, Jo Ellen
  • Carollo, Keri L
  • Chenoweth, Candace A
  • Edmonds, Amy
  • Ghavamshahidi, Zohreh
  • Harms, Leah Ann
  • Henley, Whitney B
  • Knorad, Cynthia L
  • Law, Kristi L
  • Mallin, Jill
  • Mendell, Nikki D
  • Manko, Bradley
  • Miolo, Giuliana
  • Navarro, Kristina
  • Ogunsola, Elizabeth
  • Oravec, Jo Ann R
  • Pinkham, Tasia R
  • Schemeanuer, Ellie C
  • Smith, Lauren B
  • Spatola, Chelsea S
  • Tardy, Tiffany
  • Thibodeaux, Jennifer D
  • Yang, Mai Yer

Last revision 6/15/2015