Campus Diversity & Climate Committee (CDCC)

Shared Governance

The Campus Diversity & Climate Committee is a shared governance committee (FPP 6.02.) with functions established in Faculty Policies & Procedures (FPP 6.27.):

Functions

  1. This shared governance body advises the administration, faculty, staff, and students on campus diversity and climate, which as noted in the UW-Madison Institutional Statement on Diversity, is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for this campus. The CDCC values the contributions of each person and respects the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. As part of that community, the CDCC is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
  2. Works collaboratively with and advises the Chief Diversity Officer to provide direction and accountability for the implementation of university diversity plans.
  3. Provides for faculty, staff and student participation in long-range planning and serves as a gateway of information to and from shared governance communities.
  4. Reviews campus committees pursuing discrimination goals regarding missions and coordination.
  5. Meets with campus leadership to discuss policy and progress on climate and diversity.
  6. Works with the Chief Diversity Officer to plan the annual campus-wide policy and progress forum.
  7. Makes policy recommendations.
  8. Reports annually to the Faculty Senate, Academic Staff Assembly, University Staff Congress, and the current student governance body.
  9. Provides updated reports to all shared governance groups of the students, staff, faculty, and to the general public.

Appointments

Committee members are appointed in accordance with Faculty Policies & Procedures (FPP 6.05. and FPP 6.27):

Membership (22 seats)

  1. Four faculty members appointed for 3-year terms.
  2. Four academic staff members appointed for 3-year terms.
  3. Four university staff members appointed for 3-year terms.
  4. One postdoctoral scholar (research associate, postdoctoral fellow, or postdoctoral trainee), appointed by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies (VCRGE) for a 1-year term.
  5. Four student members appointed for 1-year terms.
  6. Two members representing community interests beyond campus appointed by the chancellor.
  7. Two members representing community and/or alumni interests appointed by the Wisconsin Alumni Association.
  8. Chief Diversity Officer, ex officio, nonvoting.
  • Chair: The committee shall elect two co-chairs. One co-chair shall be elected from among the faculty members appointed pursuant to Section A.1. The second co-chair shall be elected among the other shared governance groups appointed pursuant to Section A.2, A.3, and A.5.

Campus Diversity & Climate Committee

  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report, 2020-2021
    (Faculty Document 2990, 6 December 2021)
  • Proposal to Standardize Membership Information in Faculty Policies & Procedures Chapter 6 Committees: 6.27, Campus Diversity & Climate Committee, 6.44, Lectures Committee, and 6.56, Committee for Women in the University
    (Faculty Document 2987, 6 December 2021)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report, 2019-2020
    (Faculty Document 2917, 7 December 2020)
  • Proposal to Update Faculty Policies & Procedures 627.A., Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Membership
    (Faculty Document 2860, 2 December 2019)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report, 2018-2019
    (Faculty Document 2859, 2 December 2019)
  • [University Committee] Proposal to update Faculty Policies and Procedures Chapter 6.27.A.5. & A.6. Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Membership
    (Faculty Document 2822, 2 May 2019)
  • [University Committee] Recommended Changes to Campus Diversity & Climate Committee (CDCC)
    Faculty Policies & Procedures 6.27.
    (Faculty Document 2728, first reading: 5 March 2018; Faculty Document 2728, changes for vote: 2 April 2018)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report, 2016-2018
    (submitted 3/15/2018)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report for 2013-2014 and 2014-2015
    (Faculty Document 2645, 7 November 2016)
  • Recommendation to Modify FPP 6.27. as it relates to the Membership and Functions of the Campus Diversity & Climate Committee
    (Faculty Document 2539, 2 February 2015)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report, 2012-2013
    (Faculty Document 2423, 6 May 2013)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Reports for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
    (Faculty Document 2335, 9 April 2012)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report for 2009-2010
    (Faculty Document 2261, 4 April 2011)
  • Campus Diversity & Climate Committee Annual Report for 2008-2009
    (Faculty Document 2129, 4 May 2009)

Campus Diversity Plan Oversight Committee

  • Campus Diversity Plan Oversight Committee Annual Report, January 2005 through May 2008
    (Faculty Document 2054, 5 May 2008)
  • Recommendation from the Campus Diversity Plan Oversight Committee to Amend Faculty Policies and Procedures 6.27.
    (Faculty Document 2046, 7 April 2008; Faculty Document 2046a, 5 May 2008)
  • Campus Diversity Plan Oversight Committee Annual Report, January 2003 through December 2004
    (Faculty Document 1818, 6 December 2004)
  • Report of the Campus Diversity Plan (Plan 2008) Oversight Committee
    (Faculty Document 1683, 2 December 2002)
  • Recommendation to Create the Campus Diversity Plan Oversight Committee, and to Incorporate into the New Structure the Committee on Academic Affairs of Minority/Disadvantaged Students
    (Faculty Document 1555, 5 March 2001; Faculty Document 1555a, 2 April 2001)