The Office of the Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Advisory Board is a group of students that meets twice a quarter in order to serve as a liaison between the Office of the Provost and undergraduate, graduate, and professional students regarding sexual misconduct. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide student perspectives and input on policies, procedures, and programs pertaining to sexual misconduct. The advisory board will be chaired by Shea Wolfe, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students and Associate Dean of Students in the University.
Advisory Board Charge
- To identify and examine effective ways of using technology, social media, and other forms of communication to better inform and educate the University community about existing services, programs, support systems, and training.
- To provide student feedback on existing sexual misconduct training programs and input regarding the continued development of student training programs.
- To provide insight on student concerns and knowledge of the University’s policies, resources, and reporting options and provide recommendations regarding how to increase student knowledge of and confidence in the process.
Advisory Board Eligibility
- Must be a currently enrolled University of Chicago undergraduate, graduate, or professional student.
- Must be present on or near Chicago-based campuses for the duration of your term as meetings will be held in person and on the Hyde Park campus.
- Must be in good academic standing with the University of Chicago.
- Must complete an application and participate in an in-person interview.
- Must be available for interviews on Friday, June 2nd.
Advisory Board Requirements
- If selected, attend an introductory training session during early Autumn Quarter.
- Commit to attending twice-quarterly meetings throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Note there may be additional time required to complete tasks of the advisory board. Estimated time commitment for board membership is 6-9 hours/quarter.
- Commit to at least one academic year of service on the board. Two year terms may be possible at the discretion of the chair.
- Approach the role with an open mind and willingness to think creatively, communicate professionally, and a commitment to constructive collaboration.
- Ability to maintain professionalism and exercise discretion when managing sensitive topics.
The application can be found here and must be completed by Friday, May 12, 5:00 p.m.