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2014 Regional Chair and Director Meeting
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
  • Curriculum Development
  • Fundraising

NWSA expects to host another regional meeting in winter 2015.