As an added benefit of institutional membership, this initiative is intended to promote field-building by bringing together program and department chairs and women's center directors for a day-long meeting. Participants will exchange ideas and strategies focused on program and center administration, curriculum development, and pedagogy, among other topics.
NWSA will provide complimentary registration and hotel accommodations for up to two (2) people per institution; your institution will be responsible for costs of additional participant(s).
2) Complete the participation form
no later than January 6, 2015
. The form must be completed by each individual attending the meeting in order to participate.
Courtyard Chicago Magnificent Mile
165 E Ontario, Chicago, IL • February 7, 2014
For the more than 60 participants in the National Women’s Studies Association regional meeting on Friday, February 7, 2014, the event was a clear success. One attendee declared, "This was such a great program and it gave me renewed energy and focus for my job."
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Another participant noted, "It was great to meet other directors and very helpful to hear about their struggles and strategies. The collegiality was wonderful."
As an added benefit of institutional membership, this initiative promoted field-building by bringing together program and department chairs and women’s center directors for a day-long meeting. Participants exchanged ideas and strategies focused on program and center administration.
Meeting topics included:
Recruiting and Retaining Students
Engaging Students Outside of the Classroom
Student Learning Assessments
Collaborations On and Off Campus
NWSA expects to host another regional meeting in winter 2015.