Why should I be involved in UWHEN?View Answer
UWHEN is an important resource for women employed in higher education. Here women may build networks, identify or become mentors, find support, discover new opportunities, built hard- and soft-skills, enhance leadership abilities, solve problems, and give back.
Who are UWHEN members?View Answer
All female employees of UWHEN institutional members are considered members of the organization and UWHEN supports employees in faculty, staff, and administrative roles. To check if your institution belongs to UWHEN, visit Institutional Members & Representatives
Who should I contact on my campus to become more involved in UWHEN?View Answer
Each member institution has at least one Institutional Representative who serves on the UWHEN Board of Directors. To identify and contact your Institutional Representative(s), visit Institutional Members & Representatives
What UWHEN events are coming up?View Answer
How do I get on the UWHEN email list?View Answer
Fill out this form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Moving the Needle?View Answer
Moving the Needle is a national initiative sponsored by the American Council on Education (ACE) which addresses four goals in conjunction with efforts to ensure 50% of US college and university presidencies filled by women by the year 2030 (as of 2017, this number is 30%).
- Generate a national sense of urgency elevating the need for advancing women in higher education leadership positions.
- Encourage governing boards and other higher education institutional decision- and policy-making bodies to consider practices for recruiting and hiring women to chief executive offices.
- Achieve women’s advancement to mid-level and senior-level positions in higher education administration by building capacities in women and in institutions.
- Suggest practices and models that recognize success in advancing women in higher education.