Policy 10M: Commitment to Needs of Persons with Disabilities

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Colorado continue to implement programs on each campus that actively engage representatives of the disabled, faculty, students, staff, and administration which address the stereotypes and attitudinal barriers concerning disabilities, and in ADA compliance program planning and implementation processes; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University continue the timely removal of physical and programmatic barriers through the implementation of its current ADA Transition Plans, consistent with the financial resources allocated for ADA implementation by the State of Colorado, as well as through other programs; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Colorado develop plans for ensuring that the academic needs of the students with disabilities are met, specifically including access to library materials and computer facilities. The goal is to enable students with disabilities to participate fully in the educational experiences available at the University of Colorado while meeting the academic standards maintained by the institution; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT program enhancements resulting from this resolution be implemented immediately, consistent with available resources, and that the President shall provide to the Board of Regents an annual report that includes both a progress review and identification of the next year's objectives.

Last Amended: November 18, 1993

History:

Adopted November 18, 1993, p. 59