Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Advisory Committee

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Areas of Committee Concern

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies (WGSS) Advisory Committee is concerned with all aspects of women’s, gender, and sexualities studies.

Membership

  • Coordinator of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program, Chair.  Immediate Past-Chair remains on the committee for one year after his/her term ends.
  • Eight additional members, six of whom must be faculty/staff-with-faculty-rank, and two of whom must have taught in the WGSS program (required or elective courses)
  • One student WGSS minor, preferably one who also holds a leadership role in the Elon Feminists for Equality, Change, and Transformation (EFFECT) student organization
  • Two ex-officio, non-voting members to include the Director of the Gender and LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and Ally) Center and the Director of Inclusive Community Well-Being

Procedures and Policies

  • The appointed coordinator will serve a minimum four-year term on the committee; three as coordinator and one as a continuing member of the committee
  • The student member will serve a one-year term
  • All other members will serve two-year terms

Responsibilities

  • To attend meetings regularly.
  • To advise the coordinator in planning course offerings in women’s, gender, and sexualities studies for the year
  • To advise the coordinator in evaluating and promoting study abroad opportunities for minors
  • To evaluate course proposals for women’s, gender, and sexualities studies courses and designate those that will carry WGSS credit
  • To plan activities for faculty development among those who teach women’s, gender, and sexualities studies courses and those who want to plan and propose courses
  • To assist minors in the program with finding mentors for internships and undergraduate research experiences
  • To advise and actively assist in planning co-curricular events for students and others

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