Events of Interest at the AAC&U Annual Meeting
AAC&U will host several events of interest to women in higher education at its 2013 Annual Meeting, to be held January 23–26 in Atlanta, Georgia. The annual Networking Breakfast for Women Faculty and Administrators will occur on Thursday, January 24, and will feature Caryn McTighe Musil, AAC&U’s director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives and longtime advocate for gender equity in higher education. To register for the meeting, titled “The Quality of US Degrees: Innovations, Efficiencies, and Disruptions—To What Ends?,” visit www.aacu.org/meetings/annualmeeting/index.cfm.
HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) Institutes 2013–14
HERS Institutes offer women administrators the chance to develop their leadership skills through several residential programs offered throughout the year. During 2013–14, institutes will be held at Bryn Mawr College from June 22–July 6 (application deadline: March 1); the University of Denver on July 21–August 4 (application deadline: April 1); and Wellesley College on October 10–12, November 7–9, February 6–8, March 13–15, and April 9-10 (application deadline: May 1). For more information, visit www.hersnet.org/Institutes.asp.
Spelman College Women of Color Leadership Conference
Spelman College will host its ninth annual Women of Color Leadership Conference on May 15–16, 2013. Titled “Strategic Leadership: Building Wealth, Sustaining Work and Paying It Forward,” the conference invites attendees to “engage in a critical examination of the business strategies today’s women leaders must employ in order to be truly successful” (from the website). To learn more, visit http://spelmanwomenofcolorconf.com/.
National Conference for College Women Student Leaders
AAUW and NASPA will cohost the annual National Conference for Women Student Leaders on May 30–June 1, 2013, at the University of Maryland–College Park. The conference provides students a chance to network with peers and hear from prominent women leaders, including the recipients of the annual Women of Distinction awards. To learn more, visit www.aauw.org/nccwsl.
Women’s Leadership Forums
The American Council on Education’s Inclusive Excellence Group offers three-day national and regional women’s leadership forums for women administrators in higher education. The forums are designed for senior administrators who aspire to the highest echelons of higher education leadership. To learn more about these forums, or to nominate a colleague or apply, visit http://www.acenet.edu/leadership/programs/Pages/National-Womens-Leadership-Forum.aspx.