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Advisory Groups

Chancellor's Advisory Committees

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW)

  • MISSION: Originally formed in fall 2008, the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW) advises the chancellor on issues related to the status of women and promotes gender equity at UC Merced. The committee's charge:
    • Identifying and analyzing issues related to the status of women at UC Merced, including faculty, staff, and students
    • Informing and educating campus community members about conditions that impact women within the university
    • Advising and making recommendations to the chancellor regarding policies and procedures that will improve conditions for women
  • Visit their website: CACSW Website Link

  • 2019-2020 Annual Reports

Please contact Jessica Blois ( and Amelia Johnson ( for more information regarding CACSW.

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Queer Issues (CACQI)

  • MISSION: The LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee identifies issues and makes recommendations for the inclusion and advancement of the LGBTQ+ and expanding community at UC Merced. With our continued growth, we will adopt action plans to ensure forward movement in creating a welcoming, affirming, equitable and vibrant learning, working, and living environment for all UC Merced community members.
  • Visit their website: CACQI Website Link

  • 2019-2020 Annual Reports

Chancellor's Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion (CCCI)

Please contact Hector Cuevas ( and Christopher Ramirez ( for more information regarding CCCI.