The (Dis)ability and Access Committee considers concerns of faculty with disabilities, including:

  1. Assessing and promoting the cultural climate of the university as it pertains to opportunities of faculty with disabilities for academic advancement, productivity and appropriate compensation;
  2. Making recommendations and promoting inclusive pedagogy for creating an academic environment that fosters academic success;
  3. Working to assure fairness in the recruitment and retention of faculty with disabilities;
  4. Developing support networks and recommending policy to address the needs of faculty with disabilities;
  5. Working as a liaison with other units/centers/committees/task forces to transform pedagogy to further universal design and accessibility in the system;
  6. Promoting movement from a medical vision to a socially inclusive vision of accessibility as part of the DEI mission of the university;
  7. The (Dis)ability and Access Committee represents the concerns of faculty who identify as having a disability (physical, psychological, cognitive, sensory, or invisible) whether they choose to disclose or not, as well as colleagues who support the disabled community.

(Dis)ability and Access Committee Members, 2021-22

Heather Albanesi, Co-Chair CU Colorado Springs, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Colleen Donnelly, Co-Chair CU Denver, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Lisa Meeks CU Anschutz, School of Medicine Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Jim Sandstrum CU Anschutz, School of Medicine Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Alicia Wong CU Anschutz, School of Medicine Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Jose Tapia-Fuselier CU Colorado Springs, College of Education Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Lorraine Evans CU Denver, Auraria Library Term 1, AY 2021-2024

Schedule of Meetings, 2021-22

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
September 2, 2021 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
October 7, 2021 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
November 4, 2021 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
December 3, 2021 (FRIDAY) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
February 3, 2022 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
March 3, 2022 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
April 7, 2022 1 - 3 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
May 5, 2022  1 - 3 p.m.  Zoom Video Conference Minutes