The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC) is appointed by the Provost. PACWC is charged with: reviewing the environment for women at the University; identifying areas in which the University could improve responsiveness; suggesting solutions for identified problems; and representing women in all areas of the University. It seeks to ensure a productive educational and work environment for students, faculty, and staff, particularly in areas related to women's concerns. PACWC consists of faculty, staff, administrators, and students. The Provost appoints the chair.