The links on this page are designed to faciltate access to information and entities that
pertain to institutions, policy, professional development, grants, and other issues relating
to the status of women and the family, both in the US and abroad.
The most significant of these for UT faculty include the various policy documents
outlining the legal framework for employment, benefits, and careers. To supplement these
local resources, links have been included to other entities (governmental and private)
concerned with the status and policy debates surrounding women and the family, especially
with respect to professional status.
This list is not intended to encompass the academic disciplines of women's studies or gender
studies; for resources in that direction, see the links provided by UT's
Center for Women's and Gender Studies, which
administers degrees and other academic programs pertaining to women and gender on the UT campus.
Nonetheless, it includes infomation on various search engines and on major university-affiliated
women's studies centers and programs because many of them provide additional links to grants,
policy initiatives, and reports of significance, as well as references to more specialized
Finally, a list of the web addresses for women's studies programs and centers within
the State of Texas is included, with the intent of faciltating contacts between institutional
site that includes the Regents' Rules, which is the general legal framework for the UT System,
and the Handbook of Operating Procedures, which has the rules governing the UT campus,
including documents on sick leave, adjusted workloads, tenure and promotion, and the like.
The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost:
http://www.utexas.edu/provost/, which administers these programs; their home page flags the most important policy issues on the campus.