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New Assistant VP for Affirmative Action

Contact: Brad Duncan

 

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Bender’s main function is to assure that the university is compliant in providing affirmative action and equal opportunity as outlined in the university’s Affirmative Action Plan, including appropriate accommodations required under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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August 12, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Patricia A. Bender has been appointed Assistant Vice President for Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity at the University of Kentucky. The appointment took effect
June 12, 2003, with approval by the UK Board of Trustees.

Bender was formerly the Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer at UK and has worked in the Employment Equity department for half of her 15 years at UK. Bender’s main function is to assure that the university is compliant in providing affirmative action and equal opportunity as outlined in the university’s Affirmative Action Plan, including appropriate accommodations required under the Americans with Disabilities Act.


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