DEI Committees

Charter Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The mission of the Council on Disability Awareness is to advocate for the full development and maintenance of an attitudinal and physical environment that encourages people with disabilities to participate fully in the educational, occupational, social, and cultural life of the University of Iowa.

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Collegiate Diversity Group

The colleges, through their leadership, are organized to address diversity issues, including recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities and women faculty, staff and faculty recruitment, and methods to create a climate that is warm and welcoming to all.

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Disability Planning and Action Committee (DPAC)

The Disability Planning and Action Committee (DPAC) leads and coordinates the University of Iowa's efforts to provide access to members of the university community with disabilities. DPAC strategizes and develops long-term plans for access in areas of infrastructure and technology and monitors the institution's ADA compliance. DPAC works in partnership with various units across the university to ensure that disability services are available for students, employees, and campus visitors.

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Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct

The University of Iowa President's Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct advises the president of the university of the impact of policies and practices related to the prevention of and response to sexual misconduct affecting students; solicits input from a broad range of students to inform the committee's advice to the president; and monitors progress on university plans and commitments in the domain of sexual misconduct.

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Trans Inclusivity Taskforce

Charged by the Office of the President, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion partnered with the Division of Student Life to convene the University of Iowa Trans Inclusivity Taskforce. More information about this committee is coming soon.