Charge to the Committee
The committee shall consist of four elected faculty members, at least one of whom shall be a woman and at least one of whom shall be a member of an underrepresented group as defined by federal affirmative action regulations; the Chair (if a faculty member) or other faculty representative of the Committee on ALANA Affairs; and a faculty member from the Committee on Faculty Affairs. All of the four elected Committee members will serve three-year terms. The Director for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action shall be an ex officio member and secretary (non-voting) of the Committee. The Committee shall elect a chair from among its members.
The Faculty Committee on Affirmative Action Oversight shall be charged to work closely with academic departments, the Director for Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, and the Dean of the Faculty in overseeing faculty recruitment and hiring from the standpoint of Colgate's affirmative action program, and in rendering such assistance as it is able to all concerned. The Associate Provost for Equity and Diversity and the Associate Dean of the Faculty shall report regularly to the Committee and shall keep it fully informed as vacancies occur in academic departments and as faculty recruitment and hiring proceeds during the year. The Faculty Committee on Affirmative Action Oversight shall monitor the process of faculty recruitment and hiring in light of affirmative action procedures and goals, and shall report its findings and recommendations to departments and to the Dean of the Faculty as occasion warrants. At least once each year, the Committee shall report to the faculty.
The committee will meet at the convenience of the members.