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8.6 Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity(Am 28 May 98)(Am 21 Nov 06)

8.6.1 This committee consists of eight members of the Division, including, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion as non-voting ex-officio. (Am 23 May 17)

8.6.2 This committee represents the Division on all matters of affirmative action and diversity in the employment of women and ethnic minorities at UCR. It monitors the campus for discriminatory employment practices, retention, and for issues involving diversity and campus climate, and, at its discretion, makes recommendations for improvement in specific practices and general policy. It further serves as a liaison between individuals experiencing problems related to affirmative action at UCR and the Division, providing, at its discretion, advice and guidance when requested. (En 23 May 73)(Am 28 May 98)(Am 23 May 17)

8.6.3 This committee also represents the Division on all matters concerned with student affirmative action and diversity including efforts to monitor and to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who enter undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. In this regard, the committee will promote efforts to support these students in the successful completion of their program. The committee may initiate studies and evaluations of the effects of administration and Faculty policies and practices on student affirmative action and diversity. Normally, the Chair of the divisional Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity will represent the Division on the University Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity. (En 5 Feb 87)(Am 28 May 98)(Am 17 Feb 09)

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