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Committee on Disability Issues

The Committee on Disability Issues (CODI) functions as an advisory committee and is chaired by the director of the Office for Accessibility and Educational Opportunity (AEO). Membership is open to all members of the Vassar community who have an interest in disability issues on campus. The purpose of the committee is to promote awareness of disability issues through education, to identify areas of concern within the Vassar community, and to serve in an advisory capacity to the Office for Accessibility. The committee seeks to provide information to aid in understanding the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, their purpose, and the benefits of adhering to those standards. Faculty, administration, and staff serve on the Committee on Disability Issues in addition to the Director of Affirmative Action, who shall serve as Chair; an appointed member of the faculty also has the responsibility to serve on the ADA/Section 504 Appeals Panel.