Committee on the Status of Women Records, 1962-79, 2001-02 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 4/6/47
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the Committee on the Status of Women, which was appointed by the Chancellor to investigate issues affecting women as students, non-academic and academic personnel. The Committee first met on February 23, 1971. The records contain correspondence and background documents (1962-70), committee rosters, agendas, minutes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, and copies of publications relating to the status of women at the University of Illinois, on other campuses, and in non-academic settings. Subjects dealt with include pay equity, anti-nepotism regulations, discriminatory hiring practices, affirmative action, sexual harassment, provision of adequate health care and child care, and increased support for the Office of Women's Resources and Services. Correspondents include Chancellor Jack W. Peltason; Dean Miriam Sheldon, committee chairman; and Assistant Dean Betty L. Hembrough, committee secretary.