ERIC Number: ED080070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Dec-21
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A Plan for Affirmative Action to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women at the University of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia.
This Affirmative Action Plan was designed to eliminate discrimination against women at the University of Pennsylvania. Thirteen steps are recommended: (1) issue a public statement recognizing the existence of discrimination against women at the University; (2) instruct the committee on the budget and inform the President's and Provost's staff conferences that reallocation of funds budgeted to salary for 1971-72 will be necessary to implement the Affirmative Action Plan; (3) establish a Women's Commission; (4) urge the appointment of women as Trustees and as members and chairmen of university and school committees; (5) convene a meeting to present policies on goals, appointments, promotions, statement on nepotism, salaries, committees and chairmanships of committees, implementation; (6) require the committee on academic planning to involve the women's commission; (7) review the status of partially affiliated women academic personnel; (8) issue a policy statement on graduate students; (9) adopt a positive program of appointment, promotion and salary upgrading for qualified women in nonacademic positions; (10) remedy three major deficiencies in personnel policies, communication, and classifications; (11) deal sympathetically with women undergraduates; (12) recommend to the committee on instruction that courses pertaining to women be established; and (13) give support to plans to establish child care at the University. (Author/MJM)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia.