Overview

Equalities and Diversity Committee reports to Academic Committee

Chair

Professor Graham Hart


Who to contact

Ms Rachel Port

for agendas and minutes; apologies for absence
r.port@ucl.ac.uk
020 7679 8879


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Equalities and Diversity Committee

Constitution and Membership for 2014-15

Number in brackets to the right-hand side of a committee member’s name indicates length of continuous service in years, up to and including the 2013-14 session. Length of service is not indicated for ex officio and student members, or for observers.


Ex Officio

Vice- Provost (Education and Student Affairs) Professor Anthony Smith
Age Equality Champion Professor Nick Tyler
Disability Equality Champion Mr Rex Knight
Chair, Race Equality Group Ms Marcia Jacks (Interim Chair)
Co-Chairs, 50:50 Gender Group Professor Annette Dolphin
Co-Chairs, LGBT Group Ms Fiona Addison
Mr Max Hill
Director of Access and Admissions Ms Bella Malins
Director of Human Resources Mr Nigel Waugh
Head of Equalities and Diversity Ms Sarah Guise
Race, Religion and Belief Equality Champion Professor Anthony Finkelstein
Registrar (or nominee) Ms Wendy Appleby

Appointed

Two members with relevant expertise, appointed annually

  • Dr Caroline Bressey (1)
  • Dr Eva Sorensen (1)

Nominated

A Dean, nominated by the President and Provost (Chair)

  • Professor Graham Hart (1)

Two UCLU Sabbatical Officers, nominated by UCLU

  • to be notified

Secretary Ms Rachel Port

Terms of Reference

Subject to any general or particular direction that may from time to time be given by Council or Academic Committee, the Equalities and Diversity Committee is charged by Council:

1. To monitor the implementation of UCL’s Equalities and Diversity Strategy and associated action plan.

2. To commission and receive reports, policies and procedures to ensure that equalities and diversity are integral to the learning, working and social environment of UCL, and to approve or recommend for approval by the appropriate UCL committees such policies and procedures.

3. To monitor equalities and diversity key performance indicators in accordance with the annual reporting requirements of the Public Sector Equality Duty.

4. To review key Equality Impact Assessments and advise on mitigating actions to reduce inequalities at UCL.

5. To make recommendations to relevant individuals, departments or faculties on action to be taken to address any issues of underrepresentation at UCL.

6. To provide a forum for consultation and discussion of issues raised by UCL’s Equality Groups.

7. To receive the Minutes of Working Groups etc that are charged to report to the Equalities and Diversity Committee.

8. To submit to Council annually (or at such frequency as Council may direct) via Academic Committee a written report of recent activities and developments within the purview of the Equalities and Diversity Committee.

9. To report to Academic Committee by submission to Academic Committee officers of the Minutes of each meeting of the Equalities and Diversity Committee.

Meeting Dates 2014-15

  • Wednesday 12 November 2014, 1.30pm
  • Tuesday 3 March 2015, 11.00am
  • Tuesday 2 June 2015, 9.30am

Minutes

2013-14