Committee on the Status of Women

Co-chairs: Jennifer Lane and Karen Anderson-Lain

Mid-year Report
Annual Report

Membership: The Committee on the Status of Women shall consist of eight faculty members representing a variety of academic disciplines nominated by the Committee on Committees and approved by the Faculty Senate, and three at-large members. Additionally, a representative from Institutional Equity & Diversity will serve as an ex-officio member of the committee.  

Terms: The term of each faculty member shall be three years in length and members may serve no more than two consecutive terms. The chair of the committee shall be elected from and by the members of the committee.

* Indicates Second Term

  • Group I: Jennifer Way (AEAH) - Term Ends 2020*
  • Group II: Jill Dawson (LIBR) - Term Ends 2022
  • Group III: Anne Shepler (MATH) - Term Ends 2021
  • Group IV: Brooke Nodeland (CJUS) - Term Ends 2022
  • Group V: Donna Lohr (ITDS) - Term Ends 2020
  • Group VI: Nancy Stockdale (HIST) - Term Ends 2021
  • Group VII: Karen Anderson - Lain (COMM) - Term Ends 2021
  • Group VIII: Jennifer Lane (MUVS) - Term Ends 2021
  • At-L: Meagan May (LIBR) - Term Ends 2022
  • At-L: Jacqueline Walker (ENGL) - Term Ends 2022
  • At-L: Martha Ross (ACCT) - Term Ends 2022
  • Institutional Equity & Diversity Representative: Shani Barrax Moore

Committee on the Status of Women Charges 2019-2022:

This committee examines the status and quality of life of women at UNT, including in cohort with other committees and university offices, programs, and departments. Charges include:

•    Collaborate with Senate committees, the Provost's Office, and other appropriate sources to obtain, compile, analyze, and report data regarding the status of women at UNT to the Faculty Senate. 

•    Identify and report issues of concern about the status of women at UNT.

•    Document and report the contribution of women in UNT's achievement of Research One Status.

•    Co-sponsor/co-host events for the advancement of women faculty with other groups on campus. 

•    Collaborate with other campus-wide organizations that address gender-related and minority-related faculty concerns, including but not limited to, the Office of Equity and Diversity, the Women’s Faculty Network, the Committee on the Status of People of Color, and the Committee on the Status of LGBT Faculty.

Committee Reports:

CSW Recommendations to Provost 04/28/20

Commitee Report May 7 2019

Formal and Informal Discrimination Against Women at Work 

Gender Bias in Student Evaluations

Committee on the Status of Women: Presentation to Women's Faculty Network, October 17, 2014

Committee on the Status of Women: Priority Recommendations for 2014-2015

Opportunity Analysis Committee Report, April 22, 2014

Committee on the Status of Women: Progress and Recommendations, April, 2014

Committee on the Status of Women Report of Activities 2013-2014

Committee on the Status of Women Report of Activities 2012-2013

Executive Summary: Moving UNT Women Faculty Forward Report, January 10, 2011

Report from the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Women, November, 2011

Exit Interview Survey Responses 2007-2008

Committee on the Status of Women Salary Report 2004-2005

UNT Task Force on the Retention of Women Faculty 2002