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11/29/11 Navigating Academic Relationships peer mentoring lunch, Tuesday, November 29th hosted by Connie Chapple, Couch Dining Hall- $9 for lunch


10/26/11 Navigating Academic Relationships peer mentoring lunch, Wednesday, October 26th hosted by Clarissa Thompson, Couch Dining Hall- $9 for lunch

11/16/11 Ellen Daniell, author of Every Other Thursday, Public lecture and discussion at 10:00 am, Wednesday, November 16th

11/16/11 Work-Life Balance peer mentoring lunch, Wednesday, November 16th hosted by Fay Yarbrough, Couch Dining Hall- $9 for lunch


10/21/11 Reception to honor New and Newly Promoted Female Faculty
Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
2:30-4:00 p.m.


Friday Sept. 16th Carolin Showers and Eve Bannet will host a drop-in lunch discussion focusing on work-life balance. The brown-bag lunch discussion will begin at 11:30 in the Alma Wilson Room in the student union. Please RSVP to Caroline ( and Eve ( if you plan to attend.


Breakfast of Champions Peer-Writing Group Thursday, Sept. 15th. The Writing Center offers breakfast and a writing support group for women faculty (tenure-track, adjuncts, tenured, and ranked renewable). Writers will determine goals and outcomes for individual writing projects and the sessions, facilitated by Michele Eodice, will help guide writers to successful publication. This group will meet at the Writing Center from 8:00 -9:30 am. Please RSVP to Michele Eodice ( if you plan to attend.

Steering Committee for 2011-2012

Mary Sue Backus (11-12); Law
Lori Snyder (11-12); Psychology

Ann Beutel (10-11); Department of Sociology
Megan Elwood Madden (10-11); School of Geology & Geophysics

Georgia Kosmopoulou (09-10); School of Economics
Laurel Smith (09-10); School of Geography


Katie Barwick-Snell (08-09); School of Human Relations
Amy Cerato (08-09); School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science


Monica Alzate (07-08); School of Social Work
Randa Shehab (07-08); School of Industrial Engineering


Marielle Hoefnagels (06-07); School of Botany and Microbiology
Lesley Rankin-Hill (06-07); School of Anthropology


Zoe C. Sherinian, (05-06); School of Music
Janet Brennan Croft, (05-06); Libraries


Sarah J. Peterson, (04-05); School of Architecture
Marcia Haag, (04-05); Modern Languages & Literature