Disability Strategies and Resources

Commission Purpose and Charge                             

The purpose of the Presidential Commission on Disability Strategies and Resources is to address issues and challenges faced by persons with disabilities. The group's charge is to recommend programs, strategies, initiatives, and resources to ensure that persons with disabilities are not confronted with barriers to full participation in all aspects related to University life and to ensure that the University's programs and services are inclusive to constituents with disabilities. The commission is tasked with:

  1. Assisting University officials in developing a vision and proactive strategies for addressing issues and concerns of persons with disabilities on campus;

  2. Fashioning a proactive set of conversations, programs and training initiatives to guide the University's strategic emphases surrounding disability strategies and resources;

  3. Providing advice on approaches that can contribute to KSU's goals of becoming a national leader in the higher education community with regard to how it embarks on issues and concerns related to persons with disabilities and other underrepresented groups; and
  1. Identifying and suggesting other activities, actions, and policies that will lead to an increased understanding and acceptance of diverse viewpoints and perspectives between and among different members and groups of KSU's diverse community.

All Commissions are charged by and report to the President through the University's Chief Diversity Officer.