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”. . .with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” ~excerpt from the Declaration of Independence

The WVU Council for Gender Equity, which works to promote the equality of womxn in the university and local community, is seeking applicants for membership. Applications will be accepted through March 31.

The Council membership is composed of faculty, staff, students, as well as community members of all sexes and genders. Founded in 1977, the Council has upheld a presence throughout a sustaining commitment to the advancement of women of WVU. 


The Council is currently accepting applications for both full members and affiliate members for 2023-2024. Members meet monthly as a full council in addition to serving on at least one committee. 

Please complete this application to become a full council member. Applications to join the Council for Gender Equity will be open through March 31, 2023.

If you aren't quite ready for full membership and still want to be involved, please check back here soon for our Affiliate Membership Interest Form! 

If you have any questions, please visit our FAQs page or email


The election of new members will take place at our April meeting. New members will be notified of their status via email at the conclusion of April.