Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + Committee (LGBTQ+)



‚ÄčThe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + Committee (LGBTQ+) reviews policies and practices, evaluates and recommends policies affecting the needs of LGBTQ+ faculty and students.

LGBTQ+ Scope and Goals

  • Develop annual goals, review and revise past goals, and discuss, develop, and implement long-term goals; all goals should guide and rationalize the committee’s purposes as specified in the Bylaws of the Faculty Assembly.
  • Recommend or develop policies, programs, or activities for Assembly and administrative bodies that help create and maintain a vibrant and inclusive academic environment for faculty.
  • Evaluate policies, activities, and programs that fall within the committee’s purview; these evaluative processes should be carried out collaboratively with academic-community bodies and members of the community potentially affected by such evaluations.
  • Consult with other committees of Faculty Assembly on matters related to the committee’s purview, policies, and activities.
  • Review and assure that policies and procedures related to the committee’s purview are equitable and applied equitably to faculty.
  • Help develop and monitor programs and policies that support the achievement of the committee’s goals.
  • Help develop, enhance, and evaluate support networks and necessary services for faculty that affect the implementation and review of policies that fall within the committee’s purview.
  • Assure that faculty, staff, students and programs are well represented in campus policies on and procedures relative to the purview of the committee 

The committee actively welcomes the participation of all LGBTQ+ faculty and allies on campus. Please email Mia Fischer, PhD, Chair of the LGBTQ+ Committee at Mia.Fischer@ucdenver.edu to be added to the mailing list and to receive meeting updates.



NameSchool or College
Mia Fischer, ChairCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ryan BrownCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Nicky BeerCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Katy MorhmanCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Martin SaboBusiness School
Nathan ThompsonCollege of Arts and Media
Sarah AzizCollege of Architecture and Planning
Sean M. MorrisSchool of Education and Human Development
OpenCollege of Engineering, Design and Computing
OpenGraduate School
Shae SwaugerAuraria Library
Angela GoverSchool of Public Affairs
Troyann Gentile, Ex-OfficioSchool of Education and Human Development
Ed Cannon, Ex-OfficioSchool of Education and Human Development
Dale Stahl, Ex-OfficioCLAS
Rachel Gross, Ex-OfficioCLAS
Maren Scull, Ex-OfficioCLAS


Current Meeting Materials

 Month AgendaMinutes
August 2022  
September 2022  
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November 2022  
December 2022  
January 2023  
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March 2023  
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May 202  
June 2023  
July 2023  


Past Meeting Materials