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 Womens Commission Mission and Goals  



Mission Statement: 

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women leads as well as supports women’s leadership and gender equity as cornerstones of the collegiate experience at Slippery Rock University.   

Goals:  The goals of the Commission consist of the following: 

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to understanding and addressing the concerns of women students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Promote a supportive campus climate for women.
  • Support and promote an institutional commitment to Women’s Studies and The Women’s Center.
  • Support a university planning process that addresses at each stage the question of impact on women’s leadership and gender equity.
  • Initiate a campus values inventory to examine value issues that continue to prevent the inclusion of women in certain areas of university life as needed.
  • Recommend policies, procedures, and programs that support children and families in the broadest sense. 
  • Promote activities that demonstrate the value of diversity to the campus life.
  • Promote and foster women’s leadership development. 
  • Provide leadership in fostering an environment that encourages the discussion of and attention to gender equity issues. 
  • Reaffirm the commitment to a Commission on the Status of Women.