Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Our Charge and Responsibilities

The Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence is formed:

  1. to address widespread problems of sexual and gender-based violence within our community;
  2. to address how sexual and gender-based violence intersects with other aspects of community embers' identities, including race, sexual orientation, social class, and ability;
  3. to help create and sustain data-driven approaches to sexual and gender-based violence;
  4. to ensure that prevention efforts are grounded in research and best practices;
  5. and to work to change the culture of our campus so that sexual and gender-based violence can be eradicated.

This committee is also particularly charged wot work with the university administration to implement and maintain the recommendations of the Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support as contained in its reports for as long as the committee deems those recommendations to be cogent and the measures they prescribe to be efficacious.

Contact Us

senatecoordinator@uoregon.edu

Committee Type: Standing
Selection Process: Appointed and Elected
Time Commitment: 20-40 hours per year

Members

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Seat: Chair , Voting Member
Term: -
Teaching Faculty
German & Scandinavian
Elected

Seat: Title IX Coordinator, Non-Voting Member
Term: -
Ex Officio
Office of the Dean of Students

Seat: Voting Member
Term: -
Teaching Faculty
Biology Department
Appointed

Quick Facts on Committee Service

The Spring 2020 UO Senate & Committee Elections have closed. A big thank you to all who participated!

Review the election results and learn more about the election and appointment process.

Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Leadership Structure

Convener: Senate President

Election Schedule for Chair: undefined

Membership Requirements

General Membership

  • 3 faculty members elected At-Large
  • 1 faculty appointed by the faculty of the Women's and Gender Studies department (need not be from WGS themselves)
  • 1 faculty member from Law School, appointed by the Senate President
  • 1 graduate student appointed by the ASUO
  • 1 undergraduate student appointed by the ASUO
  • 1 Officer of Administration appointed by the chair of the OA Council or their designee
  • 1 member of the Classified Staff appointed by the Service Employees International Union

Any vacancies that occur before a term has expired shall be filled as interim appointments by the University Senate President in consultation with the leadership of their relevant unit or organization, as appropriate. If any unit or organization is unable to provide a representative from within their unit or organization, e.g., due to other service obligations, the University Senate President shall, in consultation with the leadership of the unit or organization, appoint someone from outside the unit or organization to fill that position.

Ex-Officio, voting members

 

Ex-Officio, non-voting members

  • Director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services, or designee
  • AVP/Title IX Coordinator, or designee
  • General Counsel or designee

Terms and Workload

Length of Term

 

Term Limits

 

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