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Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

The purpose of the commission is to provide leadership and expertise to the University of Utah community in promoting University women in their various roles and activities, and to serve as a forum for the exchange of ideas within the University. The Commission aims to create and maintain an environment that fosters the growth and development of all members of the community in all their diversity and allows them to work to their full potential.


The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women is a group of women and men from diverse areas on campus and comprised of students, staff, and faculty. Members are carefully chosen by the President to present a broad view of issues and achieve solutions through special educational activities or policies. The positions of Chair, Chair-Elect, and of the general membership of the Commission shall represent the diversity of the campus.

Campus Initiatives & Updates

Linda K. Amos

Linda K. Amos Award

This award recognizes a female staff/faculty member who has selflessly given time and energy to improve the educational and/or working environment for women at the U.


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Edie Kochenour

Edie Kochenour Memorial Event

This annual networking event and presentation of interest to women commemorates the achievements of Edie Kochenour.


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Utah Women in Higher Education Network

The U of U chapter of Utah Women in Higher Education Network's focus is on advancing women's careers, community, and leadership.


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