2013 Conference highlights

4th Annual CONFERENCE FOR PRE-TENURE WOMEN September 26-27, 2013 at Purdue University

Keynote Speakers

"When the Ivory Tower is a Glass House: Thriving in Tokenized Contexts" - Yolanda Flores Niemann -

"Sharing Your Best Self in a Vulnerable Time: How to Tell Your Story" - Kathy L. Guthrie

Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Florida State University

"Engagement, Research, Teaching" - by Jay McCann

"Stories from Successful Women"
Ellen Ernst Kossek, Basil S. Turner Professor of Management and Research Director, Susan Bulkeley
Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Purdue University
Venetria Patton, Associate Professor and Director of the African American Studies Research Center,
Purdue University
Maryann Santos de Barona, Dean of the College of Education and Professor, Department of
Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University

Session topics include:

Breakout sessions focused on developing the promotion and tenure package, building alliances, and making a plan towards tenure

  • Your plan to Tenure
  • From Graduate Student to Faculty Member
  • Navigating Difficult Climates
  • The Other Side of the Table: Ask questions of a newly tenured faculty member to get her take on what the tenure process looked like.