Women's Caucus

Women's Caucus female faculty

The Women's Caucus is accepting applications for the annual Gender Scholar Award. All College of Arts and Sciences faculty engaged in gender-related research and scholarly activities are encouraged to apply by Nov. 30, 5 p.m.

Join us November 2 for the Women's Caucus Steering Committee brown bag lunch, "Women Faculty of Color in Academia: Challenges and Reflections" presented by Dr. Mariam Konate, professor of Gender and Women's Studies at WMU and Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark, professor of English at WMU, Center for the Humanities (2500 Knauss Hall), 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

The Women's Caucus promotes an academic culture of inclusiveness at Western Michigan University in research, teaching, service and administrative work by:

  • Focusing on issues involved in the recruitment and retention of women.
  • Recognizing and encouraging the endeavors of women.
  • Discussing special challenges that women face in the tenure and promotion process.
  • Supporting the transition of qualified faculty members into administrative positions.
  • Raising gender awareness among administrators, faculty members and students across campus.

Gender Scholar Award

To further support and encourage these efforts, the Women's Caucus offers an annual Gender Scholar Award for College of Arts and Sciences faculty who demonstrate excellence in gender-related research and scholarly activities.

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