Commission at Work

Making a Difference through Influencing Administrative Action

  • Organized and hosted a Convergence Meeting of campuswide constituencies, resulting in the Clemson Leaders Group.
  • Established a mentoring program for staff through Human Resources.
  • Negotiated with the Office of Access and Equity and Redfern's Counseling and Psychological Services to offer confidential psychological counseling for victims of sexual harassment.
  • Secured administrative support for expansion of the Career Center's employment services to aid spouses and partners of faculty and staff locating to Clemson.
  • Updated and improved annual correspondence from the President to faculty and staff on the issue of amorous relationships involving students.

Making a Difference in the Future by Setting High Goals

  • Continuing to monitor salaries of faculty and staff to ensure equity.
  • Examining trends in academic and administrative appointments and encouraging the appointment of more women to senior positions.
  • Examining hiring practices for fairness and consistency.
  • Examining trends in tenure and promotion.
  • Continuing to promote use of Career Services for spouses of new hires.
  • Working to improve security on campus.
  • Conducting an encompassing status analysis for women and minorities.

Making a Difference through Raising Awareness of Women's Issues

  • Co-sponsors lectures and forums by prominent women scholars.
  • Recognizes the achievements of women faculty and staff through an annual awards program.
  • Presented results of a campus wide random sexual harassment survey on the Women's Commission website:
  • Delegates sent to represent Clemson University at the annual meetings of the South Carolina Women in Higher Education.
  • Worked on ad hoc committee for a Faculty and Staff Club.