FORWARD announces upcoming events
The FORWARD project will begin its seventh year of programming with a kick-off event scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 2 p.m. at the President’s House.
The kick-off event will include the presentation of this year’s Advance FORWARD Department Award. The award is given annually by the Commission on the Status of Women Faculty to an academic department that’s record reflects outstanding effort to support and advance gender equity in one or more of the five areas established in the National Science Foundation Advance Grant.
Additional FORWARD events during the school year include a visit by Dana Britton, director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University, in October and a leadership development workshop in the spring.
Four Promotion to Professor Luncheons are planned during the year. FORWARD trainings, such as Promotion, Tenure and Evaluation Committee Training; Faculty Search Committee Training; and Advocates Ally Training, also will take place through the year.
Details about the dates, times and registration for FORWARD events for the 2014-15 academic year are available at www.ndsu.edu/forward.
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