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Chancellor’s Advisory Committees

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW)

  • Mission: Originally formed in fall 2008, the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW) advises the chancellor on issues related to the status of women and promotes gender equity at UC Merced. The committee's charge:
    • Identifying and analyzing issues related to the status of women at UC Merced, including faculty, staff, and students
    • Informing and educating campus community members about conditions that impact women within the university
    • Advising and making recommendations to the chancellor regarding policies and procedures that will improve conditions for women
  • 2020-2021 Annual Reports
  • 2019-2020 Annual Reports

Please contact Amelia Johnson (ajohnson78@ucmerced.edu) or visit their website for more information regarding CACSW.


Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Queer Issues (CACQI)

  • Mission: The LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee identifies issues and makes recommendations for the inclusion and advancement of the LGBTQ+ and expanding community at UC Merced. With our continued growth, we will adopt action plans to ensure forward movement in creating a welcoming, affirming, equitable and vibrant learning, working, and living environment for all UC Merced community members.
  • 2020-2021 Annual Reports
  • 2019-2020 Annual Reports
Visit the CACQI website for more information.

Chancellor's Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion (CCCI)

Please contact Hector Cuevas (hcuevas@ucmerced.edu) and Christopher Ramirez (cramirez24@ucmerced.edu) or visit the website for more information regarding CCCI.

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS)

Mission: The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability keeps the campus informed on issues of sustainability and promotes collaborative partnerships with stakeholders and students. The group identifies important, specific sustainability-related activities to achieve, and reports campus accomplishments. The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability is charged with advising the Chancellor on matters pertaining to sustainability goals, policies, and practices at UC Merced. The committee also advocates for programs and initiatives that continuously improve campus sustainability performance.

For more information, please visit the CACS website.