What We Do

The Chancellor's Committee for Women (CCW) is an informed advocate for all women and women-identified persons on the campus — classified and unclassified staff, tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty; undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and administrators. As a representative committee of women across campus, our collective experience is diverse and proactive, and we are committed to the following ongoing goals:

  • We monitor the status of women on campus.
  • We recommend policy to create significant change.
  • We work to assure justice and equity for women at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CCW Advocacy Award - Nominations due April 3, 2018

Chancellor’s Committee on Women (CCW) Advocacy Awards – due April 3, 2018 
Do you know someone at CU Boulder who is an advocate for women?  Or a department that continually works to improve the campus climate?  Nominations of students, faculty, staff, departments or units are currently being accepted for the Chancellor’s Committee for Women (CCW) Advocacy Awards. The Chancellor’s Committee for Women Advocacy Awards recognize the efforts of staff, faculty, and students who tirelessly work towards building and advocating for a more inclusive, gender-equitable climate at CU Boulder. The recipient will receive a $500 award.   Submit a CCW Advocacy Award Nomination here

Come to a CCW Meeting

CCW meets monthly; click below for meeting times and locations. We welcome guests at our meetings. Please email ccwomen@colorado.edu for more information or if you would like to attend.

View the CCW 2014 Report,  the CCW 2013 Report and the 2005 "Improving the Campus Environment for Women" report. 


  • Wed, Jan 10, 2-3:30pm in  UMC 425
  • Thurs, Feb 22, 10 – 11:30am in UMC 457
  • Wed, March 21, 2-3:30pm in  UMC 425
  • Thurs, April 19, 10 – 11:30am in UMC 457
  • Wed, May 23, 2-3:30pm in  UMC 425

Chancellor’s Committee on Women (CCW) Advocacy Awards – due April 3, 2018 
Do you know someone at CU Boulder who is an advocate for women?  Or a department that continually works to improve the campus climate?  Nominations of students, faculty, staff, departments or units are currently being accepted for the Chancellor’s Committee for Women (CCW) Advocacy Awards. 

The Chancellor’s Committee for Women Advocacy Awards recognize the efforts of staff, faculty, and students who tirelessly work towards building and advocating for a more inclusive, gender-equitable climate at CU Boulder. The recipient will receive a $500 award.

  • CCW Advocacy Award Nomination Form here

  • 2014
    Regina Tirella
    Elizabeth Whalley
  • 2013
    Betsy Weatherhead
    Jan Owens
  • 2012
    Karen Jonscher
    Hannah Wilks
  • 2011
    Gender Violence Preventions Advisory Committee
    Mary Friedrich
  • 2010
    Cindy Donahue
    Margaret Eisenhart
  • 2009
    CU Women's Resource Center
    Beth Osnes
  • 2008
    Laura Border
    Candice Bowen
    Patricia Rankin
    Elease Robbins
  • 2006
    Janet Garcia
    Polly McLean
    JoAnn Silverstein
    Sylvia Gardner
  • 2005
    The Women in Engineering ProgramPaul Tabolt
    Zan Johns
    Caroline Himes

CU-Women's Network: for staff women interested in networking, mentoring, and professional development. 

Organizational and Employee Development: offers programs by University employees who are experienced and effective trainers in order for you to find the information and advice you need in regards to your employment at CU-Boulder. 

Staff Council represents all staff with regard to their rights and professional fulfillment. 

The BFA Diversity Committee addresses issues affecting faculty women and other protected class faculty, including gay, lesbian, or bi-sexual faculty and faculty with physical disabilities.

The CU Faculty Council Women's Committee represents women faculty on the four campuses of the CU system, and to create and implement policy to address the issues facing women faculty. 

The Office of Faculty Affairs coordinates a variety of activities associated with faculty life and academic programming. Resources for faculty can be found via their website. 

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) provides leadership for inclusive excellence in all areas of the University activities and operations. ODECE’s mission in achieving inclusive excellence is to promote collaboration in teaching and learning, enhance understanding about diversity and inclusion across all units, and further engage the university and the greater community to advance diversity and inclusion.

The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC) is committed to preventing and eliminating sexual misconduct and discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. Additionally, the OIEC strives to prevent and eliminate false allegations and prevent retaliation for raising a complaint.

The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) provides free, confidential response services for students, faculty, staff and their significant others who experience traumatic, disturbing or disruptive life events. We do this by providing information, support and short-term counseling. Our office responds to situations involving physical assault and hazing, bias motivated incidents, death, discrimination and harassment including sexual harassment, intimate partner abuse, serious accidents, sexual assault and stalking, as well as other potentially traumatic situations. We help people learn about and assess their options in these situations.

The Women's Resource Center offers a variety of services for women and men in addition to referrals to campus and community resources. The WRC is a great place to connect with student groups, university services, and people interested in and committed to women's issues. 

The Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer Resource Center (GLBTQRC) is here to help gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and allied (GLBTQIA) students, staff, and faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder. We provide information dissemination and referral, educational, cultural, and social programming, and advocacy and voice for the GLBTQIA community at the University of Colorado Boulder.


Bright Horizons Care Advantage (Sittercity/Years Ahead) is a program designed to attract, develop and retain great people and support a productive, efficient and engaged workforce. Sittercity is an online platform that connects our employees to pre-screened childcare providers (nannies and babysitters (full and part time), before and after school care, holiday care (i.e. spring break, summer), sick child care, infant and young child care, care for special needs children and last minute care, elder care providers, tutors, pet care providers (dog walkers and pet sitters) and housekeeping services.
Years Ahead is a senior care solution that will help our employees understand and find the right level of care for their aging loved ones.Years Ahead is a nationwide network of high-quality care providers, both in-home and facility-based, which includes in-home senior companions, home health aids and medical personnel, independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, memory care, and nursing homes.
 

The Women's Studies Program offers a B.A. in Women's Studies, a minor, and a graduate certificate. 

Counseling and Psychological Services provides free individual and group counseling for University students up to six sessions without charge. 

Faculty Staff and Assistance Program offers free, confidential short term counseling for staff and faculty.  They also have educational groups and are a place for consultation and trainings for the work place

Career Services provides a centralized, comprehensive career center for students at CU. Career Services inspires and teaches students to become active participants in their own career development through programs that help them 1) plan their careers, 2) find internships and 3) find postgraduate employment.

The Department of Housing offers a variety of different services in regards to Housing and Dining Services, Computing and Childcare Services for those living in campus housing, and Conference Services. 


CCW Members List