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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: www.clemson.edu/womenscommission.
  • 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.

Membership Application

  • The Women's Commission has been working to support women at Clemson for over 50 years, and we have important work to do. We strongly support the university’s efforts for diversity, equity and inclusion and welcome people of all gender identities to apply.
  • Applications are not being accepted at this time.

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