The FORWARD project’s five-member external advisory board will make its fourth visit to NDSU Oct. 2 and 3. During their visit, board members will meet with President Dean L. Bresciani, Provost J. Bruce Rafert, academic deans, the FORWARD group, Commission on the Status of Women Faculty, Women Faculty with Disabilities Task Force members and several key administrators.
Peggy Johnson, advisory board member, professor of civil engineering and department chair of environmental and civil engineering at Penn State University, is scheduled to present a workshop for department heads, chairs and senior faculty titled “Leadership and Fundraising: A Workshop for Department Chairs and Senior Faculty Interested in Department Leadership” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is requested for the workshop and may be completed on the FORWARD website at www.ndsu.edu/forward.
In addition to Johnson, the external advisory board includes Susan Carlson, vice provost for academic personnel at the University of California; Christine Hult, associate dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Utah State University; Laura Kramer, professor emerita of sociology and women’s studies at Montclair State University; and Jennifer Sheridan, executive and research director of the Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.