With the concurrence of the School Deansand Division Chairmen and with the approvalof the University President, Professor Kathryn Corbett has been appointed Coordinatorof the University'sAffirmative Action Program:
Faculty effective with the start of the winter quarter, 1973. Professor Corbett, in addition to other distinguished work for the faculty, has served as General Faculty President and Chairman of the University Reappointment and Tenure Committee, thereby bringing an exceptional background to this assignment.
The University’s program statement was distributed to the general faculty on October 11, 1972. Pending further review of this statementby the University's Academic Senate as recently requested by the University President, Professor Corbett will coordinate implementation of the program as a staff member of the Office for Academic Affairs. Her activities will include assisting school deans and department chairmen with affirmative action recruitment, reviewing authorized faculty recruitment with respect to efforts called for by the program statement, liaison with committees of the Academic Senate and General Faculty with respect to any modifications of personnel policy related to facilitating the program, service as the administrative designee of the Vice President for Academic Affairs to receive the advice of the affirmative action committee called for in the program statement,and generally to assist implementation of the program.
The University Academic Senate is being requested to advise the President on the procedure for establishment of the affirmative action committee.