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President’s Commission on the Status of Women BannerThe President’s Commission on the Status of Women at IUP is part of a larger network of such commissions at all 14 member universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

All are charged with examining the status of women at the individual universities, identifying areas that need improvement, recommending solutions for problems, promoting networking, and encouraging leadership among women. 

The Women’s Commission at IUP supports multiple programs across the campus, and is actively involved in various leadership groups. Programs receiving funding support or active participation from the Women’s Commission include:

For current news and event information, please visit the Center for Health and Well-Being or Women’s and Gender Studies news section.

Contact Information

For further information about the Women’s Commission, please contact Dr. Melissa Swauger, chairperson: 724-357-0158 or

  • Social Equity Office
  • B17 Susan S. Delaney Hall
    920 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3402
  • Fax: 724-357-3404
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.