Expand Opportunities for Entry and Advancement
Ensure Equitable Compensation
Create A Hospitable Climate
Increase Institutional Accountability


A great university provides expansive opportunities for job development and career advancement for women. UK must:

  • Ensure that Human Resource programs for faculty and staff supervisors require demonstrated competence in the effective recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of women.
  • Strengthen leadership skills in women employees by expanding UKadvance and developing a comparable program for women faculty interested in academic administration.
  • Include more women in institutional decision-making processes through the equitable representation of women on all policy-making bodies, search committees, and as chairs of standing university and Senate committees, and ad hoc task forces.
  • Create an elected, representative, University Staff Council comparable to the University Faculty Senate.