ADA Advisory Committee
A-1. To advise the Director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion on all matters relating to disability, including universal access and design of university facilities, websites, and programming; accommodation of students, faculty and staff with disabilities; full compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act as amended, Idaho Human Rights Act, Rehabilitation Act of 1974, and Fair Housing Act; and to discharge such other functions as may be assigned by the Faculty Senate or by the president or the president’s designee.
A-2. To fulfill the major faculty responsibility for monitoring and advancing UI’s commitment to ensuring that its facilities, programs, activities and services are accessible to all persons with learning, sensory, physical and other disabilities, and to serve the needs of these members of the university community. The committee works closely with administrative officers in identifying and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and best practices, as well as regents’ policy.
A-3. To submit periodic reports on its activities to the Director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion, who will distribute them to the Faculty Senate along with recommendations for appropriate program or policy changes.
STRUCTURE AND MEMBERSHIP.
Three (one from the library, one academic administrator, and the third should have experience and/or possess knowledge of persons with disabilities) all of whom are selected by the Committee on Committees, ITS Director (or designee), Facilities Director (or designee), Executive Director for Human Resources (or designee), Director of Disability Support Services, Director of Housing, Director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion (who also serves on Ubuntu), two staff members, two students (undergraduate and graduate), and the following without vote: Parking and Transportation Services, Center on Disabilities and Human Development, Public Safety & Security (or designee), and Office of General Counsel. [ed. 8-12]