Commission on the Status of Women

cOMMITTEE Description

The Commission on the Status of Women addresses equity issues of concern to all women at the university. The commission will make recommendations to the Commission on Human Diversity concerning the conditions necessary for women students, faculty, staff and administrators to assert their expectations of respect, recognition and reward with special attention to minority women and the under-utilization of the talents and perspectives of women throughout the university. Meetings: third Thursday of the month during the semester. Terms: 2 years. Appointees: 10 of the 27 members.

Reports to Administrative Council.

  • Membership

    Name

    Term
    Expires

    Patricia Pytleski. Vice Chair (Female Faculty Representative)**

    8/2024

    Yasoda Sharma, Chair (Female Faculty Representative)**

    8/2024

    Moira Conway, Secretary (Female Faculty Representative)**

    8/2023

    Melissa Nurczynski (Female Faculty Representative)**

    8/2023

    Mathias Le Bosse (Male Faculty Representative)**

    8/2024

    John Ronan (Male Faculty Representative)**

    8/2024

    Anthony Bleach (Male Faculty Representative)**

    8/2023

    Sarah Tindall (Female Faculty Representative)**

    8/2024

    TBA (Female Faculty from Admin, Library, or Counseling Services-Non-Teaching Faculty)

    8/2024

    Anne Imschweiler (Female Representative from Professional Staff-Management)

    8/2024

    Lisa Grabowski (Female Representative from Professional Staff-SCUPA)

    8/2023

    TBD (Female Representative from AFSCME)

    8/2023

    TBD (Female Representative from AFSCME)

    8/2023

    Lyn McQuaid, Vice Chair (Consortium Representative)

    *

    Mary J Bononno (Consortium Representative)

    *

    TBD (Consortium Representative)

    *

    TBD (Consortium Representative)

    *

    TBD (Graduate Student)

    8/2023

    TBD (Undergraduate Student: Greek Life)

    8/2023

    TBD (Undergraduate Student: Non-Traditional)

    8/2023

    TBD (Undergraduate Student: Residence Hall)

    8/2023

    TBD (Undergraduate Student:Government Board)

    8/2023

    TBD (UGC Representative)

    8/2023

    Christine Price (Director of Women's Center)

    *

    Jacqueline Fox (Representative from the Office of Social Equity)

    *

    Vacant (Advisor to FMLA)

    *

    Emily Cripe (Director of Women and Gender Studies Minor or Designee)

    *

    Michelle Gober (Equal Opportunity in Sports Representative)

    *

    * Indefinite Term of Office
    ** Appointed by Committee on Committees

     

    Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

    Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

    Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.

  • Meeting Times

    Commission on the Status of Women meets every third Thursday of the month during the Fall and Spring semesters.

    Spring 2022

    • 02/17/2022 at 11 a.m. via zoom
    • 03/17/2022 at 11 a.m. via zoom
    • 04/21/2022 at 11 a.m. in via zoom

    Contact Yasoda Sharma sharma@kutztown.edu if you need the zoom link.

  • Mission & Bylaws
  • Agenda & Minutes

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  • Initiatives

    The commission sponsors and supports various events on campus including but not limited to:

    • National Take Your Child to Work Day
    • Eldercare Workshop

    The commission also supports the creation and distribution of the Potty Paper, a publication of the Kutztown University Women’s Center.

For more information please contact:

University Senate

Email: senate@kutztown.edu

Phone: 610.683.4675

Students are invited to participate in the Kutztown University Governance and Advisory Committees. This is a great way to get to know others at the university, become a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard.  No prior experience necessary, just a genuine interest in being an active part of the community!

Student Government Board reviews online applications on a rolling basis and makes student placements in early September.  Questions?  Please contact Leah in Student Involvement at casselli@kutztown.edu.   

Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.

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