NWSA has just released new guidelines for tenure and promotion in women's and gender studies.With these guidelines, The National Women's Studies Association Field Leadership Working Group intends to both aid candidates in navigating these barriers while calling for change in institutional practices.
National Women's Studies Association 2012 Annual Report
The National Women's Studies Association releases its inaugural Annual Report detailing the key activities, programs and accomplishments of the Association in 2012.
Defining Women's Studies Scholarship: A Statement of the National Women's Studies Association Task Force on Faculty Roles and Rewards
In this report the National Women's Studies Association makes a disciplinary statement on behalf of women's studies faculty and program administrators addressed as well to members of promotion and tenure committees and administrators outside of women's studies
This resource offers tips on hiring and mentoring faculty, budgets, and policies, among other things
Consider attending the Program Administration and Development or Women's Centers pre-conferences, which typically offer special sessions for new administrators.
Contact NWSA's national office staff for one-on-one consultations and advice.
Join ourdiscussion forum to share ideas with colleagues and learn best practices.
Because of the diversity of women's studies programs, reflecting different histories, structures, and other conditions unique to a particular campus, it is inappropriate to set forth absolute guidelines regarding levels of support needed by all women's studies programs. It is important, however, to recognize the particular needs that all women's studies programs share.
Ms Magazine Women's Studies Section 40th Anniversary Issue Fall 2012
10 page pull out section features several articles about women's and gender studies including So You Want to Change the World?" by Michele Berger and Older and Wiser: The Transformation of NWSA by Allison Kimmich and Yi-Chun Tricia Lin.