BCC’s Affirmative Action Committee
An Affirmative Action Committee shall be established consisting of at least seven (7) members representative of faculty, administrators, non-teaching professionals, classified staff and students. The Committee shall include protected classification representation. The members shall be appointed by the President. The Affirmative Action Officer shall be an ex-officio member of the Committee. The Committee shall act as a policy advisory body to the President in all matters concerning affirmative action and equal opportunity.
- Advise and assist the President and the Affirmative Action Officer in developing, implementing and evaluating the College's Affirmative Action Program;
- Recommend changes in the programs or policies;
- Represent the concerns of all employment areas of the College as these concerns relate to equal opportunity;
- Be informed about the rules and procedures of the College as well as federal and state laws and regulations governing affirmative action and equal opportunity;
- Meet as necessary, but not fewer than two (2) times a year; and
- Help sensitize and educate the College community regarding the affirmative action issues facing higher education and the larger society and to help broaden understanding of diversity in our society as well as to encourage behaviors appropriate to a pluralistic society.
Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity Policy