University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5
C. DISABILITIES ISSUES COMMITTEE
Disabilities Issues Committee recommends University policies, procedures,
programs, and services concerning faculty/academic professionals, students,
staff, and guests of the University with disabilities.
The Disabilities Issues Committee shall be composed of:
at least 7 faculty members,
2 academic professional members,
4 students (two graduate/professional and two undergraduates),
2 civil service members, and
ex officio representation as specified by vote of the University Senate.
Faculty, academic professional, and student members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees. Civil service members shall be appointed by the Civil Service Consultative Committee.
Duties and Responsibilities
a. To advise the
president and administrative offices, including the Disability Services Office
and the University ADA Coordinator, on policies, programs, and services for
students, employees, and guests of the University.
b. To promote compliance with laws relating to
students, staff, and guests of the University with disabilities.
c. To review policies and practices
in light of legal compliance aspects, deployment of resources, and effectiveness
in meeting the needs of the University community, and to recommend
d. To inform the University community to the special concerns of
its members with disabilities and of the available resources.
recommend to the University Senate and the Senate Consultative Committee
resolutions, actions or policies as it deems
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