Summit on Women Faculty at Kent State | Kent State University

Summit on Women Faculty at Kent State

Student Center Ballroom Balcony

The purpose of the summit is to create community, and provide resources, tools, and support for women faculty at Kent State. All members of the University Community are invited to attend. 

Event Schedule

Breakfast

8:30–9:00 am


Luncheon

11:45–12:00 am 


Introduction of Women's Summit

9:00–9:15 am

  • Linda Hoeptner-Poling (Art Education)

We Reflect / We Rise (Drop-in)

9:00–11:45 am


Session 1

9:20–10:05 am

  • Dangling the Carrot: How the Academy Stifles the Careers of Women of Color 
  • Effective Mentoring
  • Trauma, Triggers, and Teaching: Balancing Compassionate Teaching with Self-Care 
  • Equitable Resources for Faculty Success 

Session 2

10:10–10:55 am

  • Women’s Weekly Support for Writing 
  • How to be an Effective Male Ally 
  • EKWE: Creating Supportive Spaces in the Academy 
  • Writing an Effective Teaching Narrative 

Session 3

11:00–11:45 am

  • Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion: Reflections For Women Faculty 
  • Appreciating our Otherness: Women from Different Shores 
  • Four Simple Agreements for Managing Stress 
  • Navigating Faculty Life / Academia Within the LGBTQ+ Milieu 

Plenary Session Speaking Up to Bias: Bystander Intervention to Bias in Academic Settings 

12:00–2:00 pm 

  • Stephanie A. Goodwin, Wright State University 
  • CJ Lewis, University of New Hampshire, PowerPlay Interactive Development 
  • Tosha Fowler, Visiting Profesor, School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University 

Respond, Refer, Replay: Balancing Care and Compliance in the Age of Title IX

2:00–2:30 am

  • Jennie O’Connell, Director Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services 

Closing Session and Book Raffle 

2:30–3:00 am


The Summit on Women Faculty at Kent State is hosted by the KSU Women’s Collaborative, an informal collaborative of female and female-identifying faculty and staff from across Kent State University. The Summit on Women Faculty is sponsored in part by the Office of the Provost, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Women’s Center, and The Center for Teaching and Learning. 

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