Institutional Climate Committee
The purpose of the ICC is to heighten awareness of campus community members' perceptions and attitudes about KU; open up communication concerning perceptions and attitudes about KU; recommend university policies, procedures, and practices that promote more positive stakeholder perceptions and attitudes about KU; encourage teaching, research, and programs that enhance KU's climate of engagement, and transform KU into a more welcoming and inclusive place to live, work, and learn. The ICC shall serve as a consulting team for stakeholder concerns about climate that arise from the survey and from other sources, and they shall present the results of their inquiry in open forums and in campus community reports and updates. Meetings: third Tuesday of the month during the semester. Terms: three years. Appointees: 8 of the 17 members.
Campus Climate Survey
The Institutional Climate Committee (ICC) held three open forums to present a summary, analysis, and lead an open discussion of the data from the student, staff, and faculty Culturally Engaging Campus Climates (CECE) surveys. The campus community was invited to attend.
Renee Hellert (At-Large Faculty)**
Mathias Le Bosse (At-Large Minority Faculty Member Representative)**
Christine Price (At-Large Professional Staff Manager Representative)**
Nykolai Blichar (At-Large Minority Professional Staff Manager Representative)**
Ashwini Gangadharan, Co-Chair (Faculty Member from the College of Business Representative)**
Christopher Weiler, Co-Chair (Faculty Member from the College of Education Representative)**
Yoon Mi Kim (Faculty Member from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Representative)**
Diana Ebersole (Faculty Member from the College of Visual & Performing Arts Representative)**
Martha Anderson (University Senate Representative)
Jacqueline Fox (Management/Administration Representative)*
TBD (Women's Center OR Commission on the Status of Women Representative)*
Jerry Schearer (LGBTQ+ Resource Center OR Commission on Human Diversity Representative)*
Tabetha Bernstein-Danis(APSCUF Representative)^
Mary Bononno (AFSCME Representative)^
Fran Cortez Funk, Secretary (SUA/SCUPA Representative)^
Bethany Francis (Undergraduate Student Representative) SGB Appointed
Bobby Frankenfield (Graduate Student Representative)Graduate Dean appointed
* Ex Officio
** Appointed by Committee on Committees
^ Appointed by Union
Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.
- Mission & Bylaws
All ICC Meetings, unless otherwise stated will be held the third Tuesday of each month
(according to ICC Bylaws). Location and mode TBD.
September 20, 2022
February 21, 2023
October 18, 2022
March 21, 2023
November 15, 2022
April 18, 2023
Please remember ICC's attendance requirements from our Bylaws: Each member may miss up to one meeting per semester. Members shall find a substitute if unable to attend. After the second unexcused missed meeting without substitute, the committee will contact the source of appointment to find a replacement.
Agenda & Minutes
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