President’s Council on Accessibility

President’s Council on Accessibility reports to the President.


Enhance the full participation of individuals with disabilities in the campus community by serving as an advisory and oversight committee regarding accessibility issues. The committee will:

  1. Identify, recommend, and monitor accessibility priorities and improvements in university infrastructure, policies, services, academic instruction, technology, and electronic information
  2. Advise university leaders regarding accessibility and how accessibility issues intersect with policies, practices, instructional programs and facilities
  3. Promote a university culture that recognizes individuals with disabilities as a valued and integral part of campus diversity
  4. Promote and monitor implementation of universal design in university infrastructure, academic instruction, and communications, to further create a usable, equitable, and inclusive environment


Melissa Berry, Institutional Equity and Compliance (Chair)
Julie Anderson-Ituarte, Disability Resource Center
Corey Canada, Web Strategy and Development
Jennifer Cox, Administration and Finance
Chris Craig, Deputy Provost
Laura Derrick, Planning, Design and Construction
Nancy Gordon, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Julie Holmes, General Counsel and Compliance
Judith Martinez, World Languages and Cultures
Theresa McCoy, Information Services
Juan Meraz, Diversity and Inclusion
Jeff Mitchell, General Counsel
Eric Nelson, College of Humanities and Public Affairs
Andy Oliver, Disability Resource Center
Brenda Polyard, University/Community Programs, WP Campus
Betsy Sandbothe, Institutional Equity and Compliance
Priscilla Skeeter, Bookstore
Mike Wills, Procurement Services
Rebecca Woodard, Kinesiology
Student Government Association

Update on July 28, 2022

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