Upcoming Butler Center Events

9th Annual Conference for Pre-Tenure Women: Navigating Early Careers for Academic Success.

Mark your Calendar for Sep 6th & 7th, 2018.
The Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence will organize the Annual Conference for Pre-Tenure Women at Purdue University. Check-in will begin at 8 am outside the North or South Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union.  

For more details about the conference, please click here.
Please register for the conference here.


Teresa Sullivan 
President Emerita and University Professor, University of Virginia
Thursday, September 6, 2018, 9:00 a.m.
Keynote: Glassy Ceilings, Grassy Traps: 21st Century Higher Education Careers.

Mia Tuan
Professor and Dean, College of Education, University of Washington 
Friday, September 7, 2018, 9:00 a.m. 
Keynote: Embracing Forks in the Road: One Woman’s Journey into Administration.

Panels sessions
  • Promotion & Tenure Do’s and Don’ts
  • Making Service work for you
  • Navigating Bias and Difference
  • Addressing Challenges in Teaching/Classrooms
  • Building Effective relationships with Faculty Colleagues & Department Chair
  • Pre-tenure Strategies for Dealing with Toxic Work Environments

Writing Workshop

Workshop on Productive Writing and Research on Sep 6, 2018 by by Rena Seltzer, Leader Academic 
For more details about the Writing Workshop, please click here.


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