Council members are appointed by The University of Arizona President for one to two year terms. Members are chosen based on dimensions including, but not limited to: qualifications and expertise required to achieve Council goals, leadership in key community organizations, representation of a diverse-cross section of the Southern Arizona community (e.g., employment sector, industry, etc).
Membership in each of the Community Diversity Advisory Councils will not exceed 20 appointees. Council member responsibilities include:
Advising the President and his leadership team about issues from respective communities.
Serving as a sounding board for the President on key issues involving the community.
Sharing upcoming UA programs, events, and other information with community and constituency groups.
Informing the Special Advisor to the President for Diversity and Inclusion about important community events that could benefit from a University presence.
Acting as a think tank and source of information and insight.
Learning about the UA through reading provided materials, attending orientation sessions, etc.
Consistently attending Advisory Council meetings. The frequency of Council meetings is determined by the Council Chair(s) in consultation with the Special Advisor to the President for Diversity and Inclusion.
Actively participating in meetings and work groups.
Engaging in electronic discussions and reviewing e-mails.
For additional detail about the role and responsibilities of Council membership please contact the Special Advisor to the President for Diversity and Inclusion or Advisory Council Chair.