Kent State University Board of Trustees Resolution

kent state university

board of trustees

March 9, 2016

 

Resolution

 

 

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CENTER FOR THE

STUDY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY

 

 

Whereas, the College of Arts and Sciences requests the establishment of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; and

 

WHEREAS, the college offers undergraduate minor programs and courses in Women’s Studies and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Studies; and

 

Whereas, the proposed Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality builds on the successes of these programs, and creates an academic administrative structure that incorporates, expands, and supports opportunities for multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship and research; and

 

WHEREAS, the center will provide a framework to offer programs, workshops, outreach, partnerships, and continuing education opportunities for public entities and social services; and

 

Whereas, the proposed establishment has been reviewed and approved by the appropriate college faculty and curriculum committees, the Educational Policies Council, and the Faculty Senate, and carries the endorsement of the Provost and the President; now, therefore,

 

Be it resolveD, that the Kent State University Board of Trustees hereby approves the establishment of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, within the College of Arts and Sciences, effective Fall 2016.

Document URL:

https://www.kent.edu/sites/default/files/file/Trustee%20Resolution.docx