PCSW Membership Application
Become a Member of the
President's Commission on the Status of Women
at the University of Vermont

The President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) currently has openings for commissioners. We seek a diverse membership of students, faculty and staff. We encourage women and men of all backgrounds representing a variety of disciplines on campus.

What are the benefits of being a commissioner?

  • Meet women and men from a variety of different departments on campus
  • Learn about important women's issues on campus
  • Work on enhancing the experience of women on campus
  • Learn about the history of women at UVM

What is expected of PCSW commissioners?

  • Attendance and active participation in monthly meetings (We meet the first Wednesday of every month during the academic year from 8:30-10:30)
  • Participation in subcommittee meetings and activities (We get most of our work done in small subcommittees that meet outside of the regular meetings)
  • Participation in an annual retreat or workshop (usually a half day)
  • Attend other gatherings related to PCSW
  • Familiar with the Commission's Bylaws and Constitution

Application for the University of Vermont
President's Commission on the Status of Women

(* indicates a required field)

* Name:         * Phone:
* Address:

Students are appointed for one-year terms with the option to extend their appointment for one or two years. Faculty and staff are appointed for two-year terms with the option to extend for one year. The Commission meets the first Wednesday of every month 8:30-10:30 a.m. Commissioners also serve on one committee of their choice; the committees usually meet once a week for an hour.

  1. * Status at UVM:   Faculty       Staff       Student
    * Faculty/rank, Staff/title/grade, or Student/year    
    * Department or College/Major                            

    (Optional) Do you consider yourself to be a member of an underrepresented group or groups?
    Please check one  Yes      No    Please describe below:

  2. * What are the three major areas of concern you have for women at UVM?

  3. * Imagine your vision of UVM as an institution that is supportive and fair to all students, employees, and community members. Please give three specific examples of steps that the University could take to fulfill your vision.

  4. Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?

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