Conference for Assistant Professors

 September 27-28, 2023 | PMU

"Thriving and Growing Together"
Building a Vibrant, Healthy, and Impactful Community for Women’s Academic Success



Offered each year in the fall, the Conference for Assistant Professors brings tenure-track/non tenure-track faculty of all genders at Purdue University to discuss, share information, learn strategies, and meet with others in an effort to raise women’s success in academia. The conference offers participants significant networking opportunities with peers and leaders in academic administration at Purdue. More details about the conference program will be available as the date approaches. For now, go ahead and save the date on your calendar for September 27-28, 2023!

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can attend the Conference for Assistant Professors?

A: Tenure-track/non tenure-track faculty of all genders at Purdue University. The conference is free and open to all Purdue faculty, lecturers, and post-docs, but registration is required.

Q: I want to attend the keynote and a workshop. Should I still register for the conference?
A: Yes, you must register even if you want to attend one or more parts of the conference such as the keynote, workshop, or if you are a session speaker.

Q: Will the sessions be recorded and available later?
A: To facilitate in person interaction and the overall quality of the conference experience, we will not be recording the sessions nor offering a virtual option.

Q: What are the benefits of attending the Conference?
A: See past conference attendees comments here.


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