Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Communities at Cal

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Mission Statement 

The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communities at Cal (CAC-LGBTQ) is a standing committee reporting to the Chancellor, comprised of UC Berkeley staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. To promote a tolerant and inclusive campus environment, the committee regularly identifies, analyzes, and advises the Chancellor and senior administration on needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer faculty, staff, students, alumni, and affiliates at UC Berkeley. (Adopted April 2007)


  • Advise on campus climate, changing needs of campus LGBTQ communities, and emerging populations and trends;
  • Support scholarly research and teaching in the areas of LGBTQ studies and related intellectual endeavors;
  • Review campus and UC system policies, procedures, and practices that affect employment, academic status, and quality of life of LGBTQ campus members, and offer comments and recommendations;
  • Review campus and UC system reports, plans, and program proposals that relate to and are of concern to campus LGBTQ communities, and offer comments and recommendations;
  • Help create an affirming and welcoming environment for all campus members;
  • Comment on conditions and incidents that adversely affect the LGBTQ community on campus;
  • Liaise with related committees and constituencies.