To Tenure and Beyond
A joint faculty development program of the Office of the Provost and the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, To Tenure and Beyond: Building an Intentional Career in STEM is a regional career development workshop series for pre-tenure women professors in STEM from the six research universities (BGSU, CWRU, CSU, KSU, UA and UT) that collaborated on the NSF-PAID grant Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership (IDEAL).
Funded in 2011 by A Pay it FORWARD grant, and renewed 2012, the To Tenure and Beyond objectives are focused on developing strategic skills, building confidence and enhancing participants' understanding of academe while advancing the creation of a professional development plan that incorporates achieving career objectives post-tenure.
Women Faculty Connect
Join your women faculty colleagues from across campus for an informal lunch where you can network, share ideas, and give and get support. Held twice each semester.
Advice From Full Professors
A small panel of full professors lead a discussion about various topics of special interest to women faculty. Topics have included, "Getting the Most From Your Chair," "Being Mentored for What you Need," and "Maximizing Your Writing Efforts." Held in a private, informal setting, this small group discussion provides strategies, support, and advice.
Each year WFLDI sponsors a series of speakers and workshops that address a particular theme. The Lab Management Series included programs on lab organization and administration, managing research assistants and students, lab budgeting procedures, and tips on managing your grants. The theme for 2012-2013 is Self-Promotion for Women Faculty. Watch for news of upcoming programs around this theme.